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Union wages aren’t too high

Non-union wages are too low.

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Alberta wood products reach record prices

Earlier this week, the Government of Alberta announced that the provincial forestry sector has recently seen record wood prices.

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News

UCP choose power engineer as small business parliamentary secretary

The UCP government announced over the weekend that they were appointing Martin Long as the parliamentary secretary for small business and tourism. Part of his responsibilities will be to work with Doug Schweitzer, the minister of jobs, economy, and innovation, to implement Alberta’s Recovery Plan. Prior to being elected, Long worked as a third-class power […]

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UCP to cover 0.2% of funding costs for 4 new infrastructure projects

The federal government, in contrast, will be contributing 41%.

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News

Wages of non-union Canadian workers increasing faster than union wages

In fact, union wages are increasing at slower rate now than they were a decade ago.

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News

2,700 people left Alberta in 2nd quarter of 2020

But don’t blame it on the UCP just yet.

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My most popular social media posts from September 2020

The 5 most popular posts I shared each on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube in August 2020.

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News

Lethbridge 2019 exports passed $1.2B, up 16%

That makes it the largest increase since 2014 and the 5th largest over the last 15 years.

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Opinion

My response: Drug tent another black eye

In today’s issue of the Lethbridge Herald, the publisher and advertising manager, Brian Hancock, took the liberty to use his platform to share his personal opinion about recent developments regarding the drug crisis in Lethbridge. He disparaged the now-defunct supervised consumption site, which was operated by ARCHES, as well as the mobile overdose prevention site […]

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Opinion

3 reasons why a sales tax isn’t better than an income tax

I’m not opposed to a consumption tax, per se, but it can’t be the only taxation source.