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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.

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UCP govt to expand Red Deer hospital before 2031

In an announcement made by Jason Kenney yesterday, the Alberta government plans to spend nearly $2 billion on the expansion over the decade.

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Keystone XL officially died in June 2021

And all Alberta has to show for it is $91 million in shares should the project ever sell off pipeline components.

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Alberta announces new green projects will reduce emissions by 0.31%

16 new projects announced by Emissions Reduction Alberta pledge to take 6.8 Mt of emissions out of the atmosphere.

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UCP government promises support for artists after slashing arts spending

Every year the UCP has been in power, they’ve cut arts-related operating expenses by $4M, on average.

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University of Lethbridge collective bargaining moves to mediation

After 15 sessions of bargaining with the faculty association, the U of L board of governors has filed for mediation.

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Fewer people receiving AISH under UCP government

Since last summer, data shows the lowest increases in AISH caseloads numbers over the last 12 years, included 6 months of decreases.

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UCP government to borrow private funds to build 5 new high schools

The province has paid out more than $1.8 billion in P3 debt to private contractors over the last 10 years. And that amount is about to go up.

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Alberta’s deficit drops by $10.5B, thanks to luck

While the deficit is projected at 57% lower now than February’s original projection, it’s not because the UCP are deficit-slaying masters.

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UCP to use $800M in gambling money to fund health & education

That accounts for about 2/3 of net gaming and lottery revenue. The rest is allocated to over 2 dozen programmes and initiatives.