For the third week in a row, 1 in 4 Alberta voters would choose NDP if a federal election were held today.
But at least low-income Albertans get an extra 22 bucks a month.
Nearly half of decided voters would vote for NDP right now, compared to only 2 in 5 for UCP. The first time since the election the NDP are ahead.
Income tax revenues are $4.2B lower than planned this year. Oil & gas revenue is $3.4B lower. Federal transfer payments are $2.2B higher.
Last week, Postmedia ran an article that claimed over 800,000 people claimed the CERB but weren’t eligible for it.
With 292 Liberal, Conservative, and Bloc MPs voting against the tax, the 27 NDPs and Greens never stood a chance.
But there’s a catch.
Alberta’s provincial government proposed cutting union wages by 5 points more than an arbitrator awarded this past spring.
The employment rate is still 4.4 points lower than what it was prior to the pandemic, the largest gap in the country.
Earlier this week, Alberta‘s lieutenant governor appointed two people to the Alberta Foundation of the Arts, as recommended by Leela Aheer, the minister of culture, multiculturalism, and status of women. The two new members are: Yasmin Jivraj Andrea True Joy Fox Yasmin Jivraj is a co-owner of Dexcent, an engineering consulting firm based in Edmonton. […]