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The Alberta University of the Arts in Calgary. Image: Twitter/Alberta University of the Arts
David J. Climenhaga | The panel rejected an employer demand for a two-per-cent pay roll-back, and instead ordered that non-academic staff at eight institutions receive a one per cent pay increase.
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Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Finance Minister Travis Toews fired off an intemperate press release last week attacking the nurses' union for refusing to agree to put off contract negotiations until after the COVID-19 crisis.
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Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews. Image: David J. Climenhaga​
David J. Climenhaga | A retracted statement in a local news outlet has prompted more questions about what the Alberta government is planning to do with assured income payments for the province's most vulnerable population.
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Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews discussing the 2019 budget. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
Kit Dobson | The COVID-19 pandemic highlights that public education is a common good, something that should be invested in for creating a better world for tomorrow.
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Jason Kenney gives a press briefing, March 31, 2020. Image: Government of Alberta
David J. Climenhaga | COVID-19 is here and the Alberta government is fighting with doctors, laying off public-sector workers and giving away billions to the oil industry.
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Jason Kenney demonstrated remarkable chutzpah telling 26,000 laid-off public employees to collect employment insurance from Ottawa.
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's finance minister did yesterday what lots of others have done over the past half century -- tried to sound positive while he prayed for higher oil prices.