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My response to Erin O’Toole’s plan to “secure Canada’s future”

The federal Conservatives have released their preliminary campaign platform. Here’s what I think of it.

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What Matt Wolf got wrong about ADHD and AISH

Last September, Jason Kenney’s executive director of issues management said some things about AISH that weren’t quite correct.

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Taxes are payment for services rendered

They’re not payment for future services, and certainly not benevolent gives from corporations and the wealthy.

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UCP remove film tax credit cap they created

The UCP recently changed the film & TV tax credit to remove a $10 million cap that they implemented just last year.

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UCP to turn ecologically sensitive area into a park

Last week, the provincial government announced plans for a provincial park in Edmonton. The new 68-hectare (168-acre) Big Island Provincial Park will be built in the southwest region of the city. To kickstart the establishment of the park, the province has promised nearly $300,000 for planning and engagement: $189,000 of it will go to Enoch […]

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UCP increase diagnostic spending by $35M after cutting it by $40M

In this year’s budget, the UCP plan to spend $35 million more on diagnostic, therapeutic and other patient services. Their first year in power, they cut spending in that area by $40 million.

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UCP redesign rental assistance programme

The party expects the changes will help 11,600 households. Meanwhile, 500,000 people have unaffordable rent prices.

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UCP use federal funding to create 1,500 new child care spaces

Even though a month ago, they said they weren’t going to create any new spaces this year.

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Opinion

Why capitalists don’t care about low wages

Capitalists don’t care that for many people, wages aren’t high enough to sustain a decent lifestyle, one where you don’t have to worry about how you’ll pay your bills or where you next meal will come from. They don’t care that low wages reduces purchasing power of consumers. They don’t care that raising wages would […]

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My most popular social media posts from March 2021

The 5 most popular posts I shared each on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok in February 2021.