This report analyzes Alberta’s coal phase-out and compares the transition programs for impacted workers and communities put in place by the Notley government to the key principles of the "just transition" literature.
How Its Size and Compensation Compare to Other Jurisdictions
This report compares the size and compensation of Alberta's public sector to Canada and the other three large provinces, and concludes that Alberta's public sector does not stand out in any significant way in comparison to these other jurisdictions.
The UCP government tabled its first budget on October 24—an austerity budget with cuts not seen in a generation. Parkland Institute research managers Alison McIntosh and Ian Hussey outline some key takeaways and impacts from the budget.
A year after the release of Alberta’s Public Bank: How ATB Can Help Shape the New Economy, the report's co-author Bob Ascah takes stock of the progress ATB has made in improving the transparency of its public reports.
As we head into the 2019 Labour Day long weekend, Athabasca University labour relations professor Bob Barnetson looks at Alberta's essential services legislation and the likely impact of changes the UCP has promised.