The CTF has created a new political action committee to sway voters on the equalization formula this October.
The UCP have borrowed nearly $18 billion a year, 20% more than the NDP borrowed.
Of that, $98,783.96 went to just one person.
That’s despite a promise by Jason Kenney in 2019 for no changes to the current personal income tax system.
Employees and employer will pay up to $268.45 more in 2021 than they did in 2020, and self-employed workers will pay up to $536.90 more.
I tracked employment data for the year leading up to the COVID-19 lockdown this past spring, including before and after the UCP cut corporate taxes last summer.
And it still falls $3 million short.
Last week, the Government of Alberta announced the Civil Society Fund, focused on helping civil society organizations in the province. On the surface, spending $20 million (spread over 3 years) to help address social issues seems like a good idea. But if we look at wording in the announcement and related documents, we find a […]
And that’s not counting the $3.5 million they paid out in pensions to former MLAs, their spouses, or other beneficiaries.
But at least low-income Albertans get an extra 22 bucks a month.