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Alberta sees largest loss in active businesses

Between May 2019—two months before the Job Creation Tax Cut came into effect—and May 2022, Alberta has seen the largest loss in the number of active businesses of all the provinces in Canada.

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Opinion

Tax cuts don’t create jobs. Higher worker wages creates jobs.

Conservative politicians cut taxes so they can give their rich donors more money. After all, taxes are applied to profits, not revenue, and lower taxes means more profits. But that doesn’t sell well with the public, so they tell us that low taxes creates jobs. Except tax cuts don’t create jobs. Let me explain. Companies […]

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Lethbridge

UCP announce grant for companies to hire new workers

Eligible companies potentially could receive $2.25 million to subsidize wages over the next year.

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Alberta consumers pay nearly 30% more for energy than a year ago

Canada’s increased by only 19%.

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Pro-business group praises UCP’s pro-business regulation cuts

Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses gave the UCP government an A grade for cutting regulations for businesses.

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Alberta led Canada in pot sales during COVID-19 lockdown

Over the last 2 years, Alberta has been one of the top 3 provinces in cannabis sales, despite having the 4th largest population.

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News

Federal Liberals announce $5M in funding for Alberta businesses

According to the announcements, the two initiatives would collectively support about 4,000 jobs.

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News

Invest in workers instead of tax breaks to attract employers

Don’t convince companies to move here through financial incentives. Convince them by having the best workers.

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The 10 Alberta industries that generated the most income tax revenue in 2019

10 industries generated 83.5% of corporate income tax revenue collected by the Alberta government in 2019. Guess which one didn’t make the list.

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UCP government announces new COVID-19 relief for businesses

Last week, the provincial government announced additional relief for businesses affected by COVID-19, especially those trying to reopen.