Alberta - Commentaries
NDP should pay for its own carbon tax propaganda – not taxpayers
December 12, 2016Life in Alberta today: It’s bitterly cold, below 30 degrees with the wind chill. You start your car and turn the radio on. You hear an advertisement from the Alberta government telling you it’s great that gasoline and home heating will become more expensive on January 1st.
Genuine consultation needed on new city taxes in Calgary
December 06, 2016Will a city charter mean new, higher taxes for Calgary residents? After a series of ‘information sessions’ in Calgary, we still don’t have an answer.
Genuine consultation needed on new city taxes in Edmonton
December 06, 2016If the city and province are going to maintain that a referendum is unnecessary, then it is absolutely necessary that they provide an adequate amount of time for Edmontonians to understand the city charter and offer their feedback.
To Alberta, from Quebec: Don’t copy our failed government daycare plan
November 29, 2016The Alberta government announced on Tuesday that it is inching forward with its plan for $25-per-day daycare. As it turns out, Quebec has already tried this policy, and in practice, it was wrought with problems.
Alberta government should lead by example on costly carbon tax
November 10, 2016While business owners are expected to cut down on necessities like shipping supplies and heating facilities to escape the carbon tax, the Alberta government is traveling the world for photo-ops promoting it.
Alberta government officials are carbon tax hypocrites
October 24, 2016Alberta government officials are telling you to change your car to avoid the carbon tax, but they're driving gas guzzlers on the taxpayer dime because it's safer.
Skewed priorities are the Alberta government's dirty laundry
October 21, 2016When the NDP promised “leadership for what matters” – most taxpayers likely weren’t thinking that the overpriced, unionized washing of linens was what mattered.