Does Alberta really have a spending problem? Is public sector spending in the province really outpacing the level of public expenditures in other provinces? This report brings facts to the Alberta budget discussion.
This report analyzes gender inequality in Alberta, and offers a series of recommendations to reverse the decades-long slide in gender equality in Alberta, restore stability to provincial revenues, and create a more equitable provincial taxation system.
The Exclusion of Alberta Farm Workers From Injury Compensation
Alberta farm workers are excluded from workers' compensation protection, despite facing a high risk of workplace injury, including developing occupational cancer. This report examines why the Alberta government continues this exclusion.
By focusing on the impact of unions in the areas of wages, worker safety, and income inequality, this report documents the contributions of the labour movement to ensuring the well-being of all Albertans.
With the 2014 Alberta Budget the Alberta government missed an opportunity to address a significant roadblock to improved health, happiness, prosperity, and overall well-being for the province by failing to address the province's growing income inequality.