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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.

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Alberta has lowest housing per capita ratio in Canada

And Canada has the lowest ratio in the G7.

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Saskatchewan MP hiring nanny for basically min. wage

The husband of the MP for Battlefords–Lloydminster recently posted a job ad for a nanny, offering 19¢ more than minimum wage.

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Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs were paid $1.1B in 2020

Alberta saw 9 CEOs cut from the top 100 list, compared to 2019.

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Canada completed 3 of TRC’s 94 calls to action in 2021

This brings the total to 11 completed calls to action since the TRC released their report in 2015. That’s fewer than 2 a year.

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Alberta’s gender wage gap highest in Canada

Employment statistics recently released by Stats Canada showed that Alberta men made nearly $6 more an hour than women in November 2021.

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Alberta saw 4th largest drop in wholesale sales in Oct 2021

The province also went from third highest in wholesale sales to fourth highest.

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Trudeau Liberals cutting Canada Child Benefit by $3.7 billion

Chrystia Freeland’s economic update released earlier this week reveals that the Liberals plan to cut Canada Child Benefit by an average of $740 million a year over the next 5 years.

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Canada’s emissions saw largest drop under Stephen Harper

Between 1990 and 2019, Canada’s emissions dropped only 8 times—the largest was in 2009, 3 years into Harper’s administration.

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Alberta’s new $10/day childcare programme excludes some families

While $10 a day is better than what have now, there are a bunch of caveats.