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UCP govt donates $32.5M for Dow Canada ethylene plant

The new plant will increase natural gas consumption in Alberta.

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UCP govt spending $176M to subsidize blue hydrogen plant

The federal government is getting in on the deal, too, propping up the American company by an additional $300 million.

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UCP govt announce Indigenous housing but cut budget by 78%

The UCP announced joint funding with the federal government for two Indigenous communities, but they left out the part where they gutted the programme they’re using to fund it.

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New agreement for AB doctors won’t cover inflation

Alberta doctors recently voted in favour of a new agreement with Alberta Health, which will see funding increases that will be insufficient for addressing inflationary pressure.

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Alberta’s fiscal update isn’t the good news the UCP say it is

The UCP government released the first quarter fiscal update for the current budget year and while it’s true Alberta will have a surplus of over $13B, there’s some stuff they’re not telling us.

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UCP cut arts funding by $4.3 million

And that’s not counting inflation or population growth.

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Did the UCP use the pandemic to cut income support funding?

Alberta is spending hundreds of millions of dollars less on income support than originally budgeted. And that all changed with the pandemic.

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UCP health spending not keeping up with inflation

And underspending while costs increase is essentially a funding cut.

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Alberta spending $200M less on home care

A recent increase to home care funding announced by the UCP isn’t even enough cover increases to inflation.

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UCP increases K–12 funding, after 3 years of cuts

The UCP government released their latest budget, and it’s not good news for K–12 schools.