Alberta’s population growth picking up

The population stood at 4.3 million people as of April 1 after three consecutive quarters of positive interprovincial flow

Alberta’s population growth picking up
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The population stood at 4.3 million people as of April 1 after three consecutive quarters of positive interprovincial flow

Alberta can’t blame the equalization system for its economic mess

Undisciplined spending by successive governments is responsible for Alberta’s fiscal problems

Alberta can’t blame the equalization system for its economic mess
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Undisciplined spending by successive governments is responsible for Alberta’s fiscal problems

Alberta can learn from B.C.’s independent school success

Independent schools provide increased choice and better outcomes for students than the current model Alberta employs

Alberta can learn from B.C.’s independent school success
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Independent schools provide increased choice and better outcomes for students than the current model Alberta employs

Ottawa lays another brick in the wall to stop Alberta oil exports

Ottawa ignores the evidence with Bill C-48, which will make it more difficult to ship oil and byproducts to lucrative Asian markets

Ottawa lays another brick in the wall to stop Alberta oil exports
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Ottawa ignores the evidence with Bill C-48, which will make it more difficult to ship oil and byproducts to lucrative Asian markets

Trans Mountain opponents out of touch with reality

B.C. still exports coal because to do otherwise would be to kill jobs in the province. The contrast with its pipeline stance is startling

Trans Mountain opponents out of touch with reality
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B.C. still exports coal because to do otherwise would be to kill jobs in the province. The contrast with its pipeline stance is startling

Indigenous rights are not absolute

Public policy discourse needs to move away from where Indigenous issues are paramount to where they’re one set among many

Indigenous rights are not absolute
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Public policy discourse needs to move away from where Indigenous issues are paramount to where they’re one set among many

Alberta sinks deeper into a sea of red ink

The more the government spends on servicing its debt, the less is left over for priorities that Albertans value such as health care

Alberta sinks deeper into a sea of red ink
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The more the government spends on servicing its debt, the less is left over for priorities that Albertans value such as health care

No-go zones around abortion clinics are unconstitutional

Free societies don’t dictate the correct answers to difficult questions, nor protect people from discomfort over their choices

No-go zones around abortion clinics are unconstitutional
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Free societies don’t dictate the correct answers to difficult questions, nor protect people from discomfort over their choices

The fractured thinking behind Nova Scotia’s fracking ban

The ban on hydraulic fracturing defies science that says the practice is safe. And it means turning away from billions in profits

The fractured thinking behind Nova Scotia’s fracking ban
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The ban on hydraulic fracturing defies science that says the practice is safe. And it means turning away from billions in profits

Children are threatened when secrets are kept from parents

Alberta’s Bill 24 ignores the fact that predators thrive in an environment where secrets are kept from parents

Children are threatened when secrets are kept from parents
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Alberta’s Bill 24 ignores the fact that predators thrive in an environment where secrets are kept from parents