Toews said Alberta’s economy is gradually emerging from the depths of the downturn.
But the comments have already drawn the ire of at least one member of his own UCP party along with taxpayer advocates.
“Union bosses are creating fear about our health-care system when the reality is, we are talking about letting local businesses put Tide pods in the washing...
“We couldn’t even afford the high-cost government we had before the pandemic and we definitely can’t afford it now,” said Franco Terrazzano, the CTF’s Alberta Director,
Albertans have experienced losses of more than 170,000 jobs and a 13 per cent unemployment rate.