The 7 most recent months of data show the lowest increases in AISH caseloads numbers over the last 12 years, included 3 months of decreases.
It’ll take 5 years and $30 billion to set up, and still needs buy in from the provinces and territories.
Originally conceived by Jason Kenney, this project is over a decade old and still not built.
The UCP recently announced that applications were open for Alberta Culture Days grant funding. But there’s something you should know about arts funding in Alberta.
In this year’s budget, the UCP plan to spend $35 million more on diagnostic, therapeutic and other patient services. Their first year in power, they cut spending in that area by $40 million.
Even though a month ago, they said they weren’t going to create any new spaces this year.
Yet they’re spending nearly $200 million less per year than the NDP had planned.
To date, Alberta has yet to commit any funds. Several municipalities plan to contribute over $18 million.
This despite cutting the Indigenous Housing Capital Program by nearly half.
I often hear people claim that their tax dollars shouldn’t go to this or that thing because they will never use it or they think it’s a waste of money.