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O&G capital spending in Canada increased 7% in Q1 2022

Earlier this month, Statistics Canada updated statistics for capital expenditures in the national oil and gas sector. The statistics now run from the first quarter of 2013 to the first quarter of 2022. Capital expenditures are what companies spent on such things as machinery, equipment, and buildings, as well as major repairs to these goods […]

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Why Lethbridge Starbucks workers want to unionize

An exclusive report, made possible through a collaboration between The Alberta Worker and Rank and File, as well as the contributions of many Lethbridge Starbucks workers.

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AB has lost most paid worker jobs in Canada since UCP elected

The province lost tens of thousands of paid worker jobs since the end of 2018, even though Ontario gained over 100,000 new jobs.

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AB saw lowest wage growth in Canada under UCP

During the first 3 years of the UCP administration, Alberta worker wages increased at the slowest rate in Canada.

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Canada drops 7 spots in global democracy index

Canada went from 5th place in 2020 to 12th place in 2021.

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Why young people didn’t vote in Canada last year

If you thought young people don’t care about politics, you may want to take a look at the data.

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Federal conservatives beat Liberals in new poll

This is the highest the Conservatives have been in the polls since before the 2019 federal election.

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Over 70,000 Alberta workers on EI

In December 2021, Alberta saw more people on EI than every December over the last 20 years, except for two.

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Canada imprisoning Indigenous people more under Trudeau

During Trudeau’s first 6 years in power, the proportion of inmates who are Indigenous increased by 5.1% a year, more than under Harper.

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EI claims jump after Liberals cancel CRB

But that’s probably because there were still 227,000 more people unemployed in October 2021 than there were two years prior, before the pandemic.