Even though total production has been higher under the UCP, the pace at which it has grown has slowed.
Alberta still has the highest unemployment rate outside of Atlantic Canada.
A 9th community had its obstetrics department closed until May.
2022 had the second worst year-over-year first quarter performance of the last 6 years.
Lethbridge EMS responded to the highest number of drug-related events during the 1st quarter of 2022 than in any other 1st quarter over the last 5 years.
Alberta was the only province west of Atlantic Canada with unemployment still over 6%.
One of the communities lost its emergency department for nearly 200 hours.
Meanwhile, the oil sands operations produce over 70 megatonnes of emissions every year.
One thing I often hear from UCP supporters is that the NDP drove up the deficit by creating more public sector jobs. So I took a look at the data.
During the first 3 years of the UCP administration, Alberta worker wages increased at the slowest rate in Canada.