Alberta Election Fact Check: myths and misconceptions of the carbon tax

The Alberta carbon levy was a contentious issue even before the election was called. It then became a hot topic and buzz word on the campaign trail. But how well is it understood? What does it mean for Albertans? And,…

Alberta Election Fact Check: Would a UCP spending freeze mean no more teachers and thousands of new students?

While speaking about education funding at the Rural Education Symposium on March 3, NDP leader Rachel Notley had the United Conservative plan in the crosshairs. “I couldn’t help but notice one of our opponents… they want to freeze education funding…

Alberta Election Fact Check: leaders issue plenty of jabs, but many weren’t totally true

Alberta party leaders sparred in a debate Thursday night, 12 days before voters go to the polls. The debate ran the gamut of issues, from health care to the economy, from Trans Mountain to the LGBTQ community. WATCH: Pipeline debate…

Alberta surgery wait times increase, leading to lost wages

March 28 2019 7:00pm Two reports released Thursday confirm wait times have gone up for key surgeries and it’s costing Albertans thousands in lost wages as they wait. Emily Mertz takes a closer look at the facts. ‘ }); }…

Alberta Election Fact Check: UCP claims NDP’s plan killed 48,000 jobs in 4 months

It’s a point we’ve heard often from the United Conservatives: Alberta has high unemployment and the NDP’s efforts to address the problem have failed. “With more Albertans unemployed and the unemployment rate climbing higher yet again, it’s clear that the…