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Corporate profits outpaced worker wages in Canada

Between 2012 and 2022, corporate profits in Canada have increased at nearly twice the rate that worker wages have.

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Alberta saw largest increase in greenhouse gas emissions

Over the last 30 years, Alberta’s share of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions has increased dramatically.

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Canadian corporations using more immigrants for low-skill jobs

Between 2010 and 2019, the number of immigrants working in low-skilled jobs in Canada has increased.

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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.