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UCP government to use leftover money for childcare benefit

After discovering about $108 million in unspent childcare subsidy funds, the UCP government recently announced a one-time benefit

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Federal Liberals to cover 80% of repair costs for Alberta government buildings

Earlier this month, the provincial government announced $11.6 million in infrastructure spending for 6 projects in Calgary, Edmonton, and Wetaskiwin. The projects include retrofits, repairs, and upgrades to 6 provincial buildings in these communities. About 80% of the funding will come from the federal government, $9.2 million to be more precise. The remaining 20%—about $2.32 […]

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Trudeau government announce $5.6M for Alberta tech & health companies

Last week, the federal government announced about $5.6 million in funding for 44 Alberta companies to integrate health care and technology.

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Alberta uses all of Lethbridge’s Municipal Stimulus funding on 3 projects

And it still falls $3 million short.

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UCP spending $20M to wean non-profits off government funding

Last week, the Government of Alberta announced the Civil Society Fund, focused on helping civil society organizations in the province. On the surface, spending $20 million (spread over 3 years) to help address social issues seems like a good idea. But if we look at wording in the announcement and related documents, we find a […]

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Federal Liberals announce $5M in funding for Alberta businesses

According to the announcements, the two initiatives would collectively support about 4,000 jobs.

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UCP promise U of A, U of C $18M for research, but there’s a catch

$12 million in research funding sounds like a good thing, but context is always important.

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UCP government to give agriculture research nonprofit $37M annually

Coincidentally, the government has reduced Agriculture & Forestry salaries by nearly $100 million over the last 5 years.

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Alberta ag ministry offloads 6 research programmes

The 3 recent announcements come as the ministry tries to find ways to cut $140M and 277 jobs this year.

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Trudeau government gives Alberta over $850M during UCP administration

For nearly the entire time he’s been in office, Jason Kenney has insisted that the federal government hasn’t done enough to help Alberta.