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Edmonton Teamsters file for strike vote

85% of the workers who participated in the strike vote voted in favour of striking, should it become necessary during negotiations.

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AB’s “Job Creation Tax Cut” didn’t lead to high wage growth

Instead, Alberta has seen the worst wage growth performance in Canada since June 2019, the month before the UCP government cut the tax on corporate profits by 33%.

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AB lost 2,300 active businesses since Job Creation Tax Cut

We’ve seen the worst performance of all the provinces in Canada. So much for being the economic engine of Canada.

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Is Trudeau destroying Alberta’s oil & gas industry?

This may come as a shock to some people, but it appears that the federal Liberal government is doing a pretty horrible job of shutting down Alberta’s oil and gas industry.

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AB had worst payroll employee growth despite lowest profit tax

PEI grew their workforce 16.59 times faster than Alberta, despite having a corporate income tax rate that was double of what Alberta has.

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Oil & gas made up just 17% of AB’s corporate tax revenue

Despite generating nearly $1 billion in more corporate tax revenue last year, the oil and gas sector still accounted for just 16.65% of total corporate profit tax revenue.

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Canadian corporations lost $10B in profit last quarter

Even then, corporations saw over $116 billion ot combined profits.

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Alberta steel company fired union local president

The company has been accused of refusing to negotiate on a new collective agreement.

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Is AB business investment up under the UCP?

Recently, someone claimed in a Twitter conversation that investments have increased in Alberta under the UCP compared to what we saw under the NDP. This is a claim I’ve seen multiple times online. Take a look at these search results on Twitter, for example. Anyhow, since this topic comes up regularly, I thought I’d take […]

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Alberta NDP to spend $1B to create 50K jobs, if elected

The party announced that if they win the 2023 provincial election, they plan to spend over a billion dollars a year to create tens of thousands of new jobs.