School boards give Alberta government failing grade

Lays out in detail how the PCs have cut per student funding since 2013

School boards give Alberta government failing gradePurchase School boards give Alberta government failing grade EDMONTON, AB, Apr 2, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Alberta’s four largest school boards – Edmonton Public and Catholic and their counterparts in Calgary – wrote to all parents last week and laid bare the reality of the claims of the Prentice government that it was “protecting front…

Alberta’s public servants deserve a better government to work with

Asking them to carry the can for the government’s ineptitude is disingenuous

Alberta’s public servants deserve a better government to work withAlberta’s public servants deserve a better government to work with FREE to subscribers EDMONTON, AB, Mar 22, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice thinks if he says something often enough then Albertan’s will accept it as a truth. For example, if he says often enough that the biggest problem (other than the so-called deficit…

Government meddling tarnishing reputation of universities in Alberta

2 recent reports outline the extent of the decline

Government meddling tarnishing reputation of universities in AlbertaGovernment meddling tarnishing reputation of universities in Alberta FREE to subscribers EDMONTON, AB, Mar 13, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Two reports, both published in the last few days, should give the Alberta government cause for pause as they think about reducing funding for post-secondary education in the province. The first is the annual rankings of…

The truth about Jim Prentice

What Albertans need to know about their Premier

The truth about Jim PrenticeThe truth about Jim Prentice is FREE to subscribers EDMONTON, AB, Mar 11, 2015/ Troy Media/ - What do we know now about Alberta Premier Jim Prentice? What do his actions, words and behaviour tell us about him? This is what I am observing: He is imperial – he expects his instructions to be followed,…

Alberta one of the wealthiest places in the world

Why does it have a financial crisis?

Alberta one of the wealthiest places in the worldAlberta one of the wealthiest places in the world FREE to subscribers EDMONTON, AB, Mar 8, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Let us get one thing clear. Alberta is a very wealthy place. Below is a table of GDP per capita for each Canadian Province / Territory and the UK (source Statistics Canada and Gov.UK) We…

Who is Jim Prentice really listening to?

It certainly isn’t Ralph Klein’s ‘severely normal Albertans’

Who is Jim Prentice really listening to?Who is Jim Prentice really listening to? FREE to subscribers EDMONTON, AB, Mar 1, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Let’s ask a simple question. When the Wildrose Premier of Alberta Jim Prentice says “he is listening to Albertan’s” who is he actually listening to? We don't really know, but we can guess. Given that he has…

Does Alberta have a financial crisis?

The short answer is no. It actually has a leadership crisis

Does Alberta have a financial crisis?Does Alberta have a financial crisis? is FREE to subscribers EDMONTON, AB, Feb 23, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Does Alberta have a financial crisis? No. There is a complex answer to this question. It begins with a set of assumptions being made by the government and ends with a question of the competence of one…

The corruption of science

The National Climate Assessment report is agenda-driven nonsense

The corruption of scienceEDMONTON, AB, May 8, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Earlier this week the U.S. released what it calls The National Climate Assessment (NCA). This documents purports to be a comprehensive, arms-length, scientifically-based analysis of the evidence with respect to the impact of climate change in the U.S. It suggested, with a high degree of confidence, the…

A sad day for Alberta education

A report from the Task Force for Teacher Excellence offers solutions to non-existent problems

A sad day for Alberta educationEDMONTON, AB, May 6, 2014/ Troy Media/ - What problem is Alberta Education Minister Jeff Johnson trying to solve with his report from the Task Force for Teacher Excellence? The taskforce – which did not involve the profession or the professional body established in law to be responsible for the profession – reported yesterday at…

Carbon dioxide has little effect on global temperatures

Earth Day simply a rant the liberal elite uses to berate us

Carbon dioxide has little effect on global temperaturesEDMONTON, AB, Apr 23, 2014/ Troy Media/ - On earth day, we are supposed to think that the planet is in peril and that somehow humans are the cause of this peril. But that is not the case. According to hundreds of peer reviewed studies examined by the Non Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in…