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UCP government making it easier to harvest trees in Alberta

At the same time, they’re also making it more expensive.

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Clarifying Candice Malcolm’s rant about reckless Liberal spending

Earlier this week, Candice Malcolm, a columnist at the Toronto Sun, published an article criticizing the federal budget. Here’s my response.

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Alberta increasing AFSC borrowing limit by $1 billion

Travis Toews and Devin Dreeshen are increasing the debt limit for the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation.

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Alberta releases its new postsecondary strategy

Last year, the UCP government spent nearly $4 million to a private firm to “renew and transform” post-secondary education. Here’s what $4 million got us.

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Liberals create car, boat, and plane tax instead of a wealth tax

The new tax will raise less than 2% of the amount that a 1% wealth tax proposed by the NDP would’ve generated.

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Trudeau Liberals to create $10-a-day national childcare programme

It’ll take 5 years and $30 billion to set up, and still needs buy in from the provinces and territories.

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Canada’s new budget includes $4 million for anti-communism memorial

Originally conceived by Jason Kenney, this project is over a decade old and still not built.

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UCP government borrowed over $5B in debt since January

The UCP have borrowed nearly $18 billion a year, 20% more than the NDP borrowed.

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UCP cut arts funding by over $10 million

The UCP recently announced that applications were open for Alberta Culture Days grant funding. But there’s something you should know about arts funding in Alberta.

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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.