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First poll of 2021 shows 70% dissatisfied with UCP COVID-19 response

Kenney has the lowest satisfaction rate in the country, and over 30 points below the national average.

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Alberta NDP projected to win both Lethbridge ridings

Last month, Canada 338 updated their electoral projections for Alberta, and they’re showing a lead for the NDP in both Lethbridge ridings.

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UCP hiking personal income tax by $200M in 2021

That’s despite a promise by Jason Kenney in 2019 for no changes to the current personal income tax system.

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Jason Kenney receives 26.5% satisfaction rating

This follows two polls in a row placing Kenney at only 30% support.

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Federal NDP at highest support according to new poll

The party is still in third place, however, behind the Liberals and Conservatives.

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Panel to UCP government: Privatize affordable housing

The 10-member panel was stacked with real estate developers, private property managers, and UCP donors.

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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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Alberta lost over 40,000 full-time jobs last month

Part-time jobs were up, however, which brings the net job losses to just under 11,000. This is the first month of job losses since May.

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Alberta paid out nearly $20M to current and former MLAs last year

And that’s not counting the $3.5 million they paid out in pensions to former MLAs, their spouses, or other beneficiaries.

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Federal NDP ahead of Liberals in Alberta

For the third week in a row, 1 in 4 Alberta voters would choose NDP if a federal election were held today.