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10K+ public sector workers lost their jobs in AB since Apr 2021

Alberta still has the highest unemployment rate outside of Atlantic Canada.

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8 rural Alberta communities lost ER service in April

A 9th community had its obstetrics department closed until May.

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Alberta has 3rd highest jobless rate in Canada

Alberta was the only province west of Atlantic Canada with unemployment still over 6%.

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AHS announced 13 ER closures in March

One of the communities lost its emergency department for nearly 200 hours.

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Did the Alberta NDP really increase public sector jobs?

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.

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AB saw lowest wage growth in Canada under UCP

During the first 3 years of the UCP administration, Alberta worker wages increased at the slowest rate in Canada.

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Alberta sucks at creating full-time jobs

Over the last 7 years, Alberta’s share of full-time jobs in Canada has been decreasing.

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AB sees record oil extraction, but not record oil jobs

Since 2014, Alberta’s oil & gas industry has increased annual production to an additional 4.1 million cubic metres. But they did it with 34,000 fewer workers.

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Alberta lost 10,000 full-time jobs in Feb 2022

Alberta was the only province west of Atlantic Canada with unemployment still over 6%.

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AHS wants to cut social worker wages by 10.9%

Alberta Health Services is calling for rollbacks for 12 classifications of HSAA workers, at an average of -5.36%