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Federal Liberals to cover 80% of repair costs for Alberta government buildings

Earlier this month, the provincial government announced $11.6 million in infrastructure spending for 6 projects in Calgary, Edmonton, and Wetaskiwin. The projects include retrofits, repairs, and upgrades to 6 provincial buildings in these communities. About 80% of the funding will come from the federal government, $9.2 million to be more precise. The remaining 20%—about $2.32 […]

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AB justice minister opposes efforts to address racism in federal justice system

The Canadian government is changing the criminal code to address racism in the federal justice system. Kaycee Madu doesn’t like it.

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New election projection for CPC in Lethbridge lowest level in decades

But vote splitting by the Liberals and the NDP means it probably won’t matter.

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Canada adds 13 more groups to its terrorist list

But the list itself has some issues.

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Jack Mintz is wrong about Canada’s economy

The U of C economist is blaming government regulation for Canada’s stagnating economy.

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What the Canadian Taxpayer Federation got wrong about equalization

The CTF has created a new political action committee to sway voters on the equalization formula this October.

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Canada’s top 100 CEOs took a $1 million pay cut in 2019

Earlier this month, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a report on CEO compensation in Canada. In it, David Macdonald, a senior economist with the CCPA, reviews the data behind compensation for CEOs for 2019 and predicts 2020 compensation—which hasn’t been released yet—based on company share performance. For example, he found that, in 2018, […]

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Canada Pension Plan deductions going up as of tomorrow

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.

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Alberta families to get 60% more back than they pay out in federal carbon tax

That’s the highest payout among the four provinces who don’t have their own carbon pricing system.

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Federal NDP at highest support according to new poll

The party is still in third place, however, behind the Liberals and Conservatives.