fbpx
Categories
News

AB crude oil levels grew faster under NDP than UCP

Even though total production has been higher under the UCP, the pace at which it has grown has slowed.

Categories
News

10K+ public sector workers lost their jobs in AB since Apr 2021

Alberta still has the highest unemployment rate outside of Atlantic Canada.

Categories
News

Alberta has 3rd highest jobless rate in Canada

Alberta was the only province west of Atlantic Canada with unemployment still over 6%.

Categories
News

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.

Categories
News

Alberta sucks at creating full-time jobs

Over the last 7 years, Alberta’s share of full-time jobs in Canada has been decreasing.

Categories
News

AB sees record oil extraction, but not record oil jobs

Since 2014, Alberta’s oil & gas industry has increased annual production to an additional 4.1 million cubic metres. But they did it with 34,000 fewer workers.

Categories
News

Part-time hospitality jobs skyrocket under UCP

Prior to the UCP gaining power, full-time jobs were on the rise in Alberta’s hospitality sector. Since that time, the sector has reversed that trend.

Categories
News

Natural gas production increased 6.6% under NDP

Last month, Alberta’s oil and gas minister—er, I mean, energy minister—Sonya Savage tweeted out that 2021 saw oil production at record-breaking levels. Her tweet linked to an article written by Rob Roach, deputy chief economist at ATB Economics, which said that oil production was up 8% in 2021, reaching a new high of 1.32 billion […]

Categories
News

Alberta lost 10,000 full-time jobs in Feb 2022

Alberta was the only province west of Atlantic Canada with unemployment still over 6%.

Categories
News

Doug Schweitzer’s half-truths on AB venture capital

Last week, Alberta’s economy minister boasted about new records in venture capital investments in Alberta. He left out some stuff though.