Two days ago, Alberta’s lieutenant governor approved a recommendation from Adriana LaGrange to reduce the mill rates on the education portion of property taxes. A tax reduction seems like a good idea, but there’s something you should know.
The Alberta government held first reading on Bill 26 this week. If passed, it’d allow them to hold referendums.
The provincial government announced yesterday that they were replacing Alberta Utilities Commission chair Mark Kolesar with Carolyn Dahl Rees, who has donated thousands of dollars to the United Conservative Party.
I recently wrote about how people perpetuate this myth that Alberta sends too much money to Ottawa. In response, I had a few people comment saying that I was misunderstanding, that the real issue is that Alberta doesn’t get enough back.
Last week, Alberta’s lieutenant governor approved the recommendation of appointing Mark Wiseman as chair of the Alberta Investment Management Corporation.
The Alberta lieutenant governor recently approved the appointment of the following individuals to the Health Disciplines Board, all of whom were recommended by Tyler Shandro, the health minister.
The Alberta government announced yesterday that it plans to fund 124 infrastructure projects throughout the province. But there are a couple of things they left out from the news release.
The UCP government announced yesterday that it would be replacing the federally designated chief firearms officer with its own chief provincial firearms officer.
The idea that Alberta has contributed more than any other province is a complete myth. Alberta, as a government, has never contributed to the equalization programme.
Last week, I reported that Alberta has lost 300,000 full-time jobs since the Alberta government implemented their “Job Creation Tax Cut” in July 2019. But how many of them were public sector jobs?