No ray of sunshine in Alberta’s fiscal forecast

Rachel Notley seems intent on duplicating the deep-diving debt performance of former Ontario NDP leader Bob Rae

No ray of sunshine in Alberta’s fiscal forecast
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Rachel Notley seems intent on duplicating the deep-diving debt performance of former Ontario NDP leader Bob Rae

Reward working to improve income for the working poor

Help the working poor with targeted benefits like the CWB, not misguided minimum wage hikes

Reward working to improve income for the working poor
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Help the working poor with targeted benefits like the CWB, not misguided minimum wage hikes

Alberta buys another ticket on the resource revenue roller-coaster

Despite promises to end the reliance on resource royalties, Rachel Notley's government keeps piling up the debt and looking to the same revenue source

Alberta buys another ticket on the resource revenue roller-coaster
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Despite promises to end the reliance on resource royalties, Rachel Notley’s government keeps piling up the debt and looking to the same revenue source

Alberta crushed beneath a growing mountain of debt

The slow path to balance means the province will continue adding debt by the bucketful for many years, penalizing future taxpayers

Alberta crushed beneath a growing mountain of debt
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The slow path to balance means the province will continue adding debt by the bucketful for many years, penalizing future taxpayers

A flicker of hope in Canada’s gloomy energy climate

B.C.’s proposed tax incentive plan for an LNG facility in Kitimat is a step forward. But more must happen to revitalize Canada's economy

A flicker of hope in Canada’s gloomy energy climate
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B.C.’s proposed tax incentive plan for an LNG facility in Kitimat is a step forward. But more must happen to revitalize Canada’s economy

Open for business? Not B.C.

B.C. government sending all the wrong signals to investors, which could lead to a rude economic awakening

Open for business? Not B.C.
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B.C. government sending all the wrong signals to investors, which could lead to a rude economic awakening

Clear and present danger to Canada’s prosperity

Tax and regulatory increases impair the willingness to invest in Canada. And that strikes at the heart of our economic health

Clear and present danger to Canada’s prosperity
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Tax and regulatory increases impair the willingness to invest in Canada. And that strikes at the heart of our economic health

The folly of embracing universal daycare

Quebec’s experience with government-subsidized daycare should serve as a warning for B.C.

The folly of embracing universal daycare
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Quebec’s experience with government-subsidized daycare should serve as a warning for B.C.

Alberta can learn big lessons from a small First Nation

Run a surplus when times are good. Don’t build up spending commitments that are unsustainable in less prosperous times

Alberta can learn big lessons from a small First Nation
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Run a surplus when times are good. Don’t build up spending commitments that are unsustainable in less prosperous times

Alberta’s fiscal fiasco threat to future generations of Albertans

Despite an improving economy, the provincial government still projects $9.1-billion deficit

Alberta’s fiscal fiasco threat to future generations of Albertans
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Despite an improving economy, the provincial government still projects $9.1-billion deficit