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News

My response to Erin O’Toole’s plan to “secure Canada’s future”

The federal Conservatives have released their preliminary campaign platform. Here’s what I think of it.

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News

Federal NDP ahead of Liberals in Alberta

For the third week in a row, 1 in 4 Alberta voters would choose NDP if a federal election were held today.

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Opinion

Conservative governments cut taxes to increase corporate profit

Conservative governments cut expenses to save money from reduced revenues, because of their tax cuts, which are cut to increase profits for companies.

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News

The real story behind the Taber Crown land deal

What the media isn’t covering in their stories about the Taber Crown land auction

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Education News

The problem with performance-based funding

In January, the provincial government announced that they would be moving towards performance-based funding for post-secondary institutions.

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Opinion

Conservatives don’t like the arts

Despite their hatred for the arts, conservatives consume it every day.

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Opinion

Tax breaks don’t help the poor

Tax breaks, top ups, matching funds—none of them help poor people because they all require poor people first spending money they don’t have.

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Opinion

Liberals should stop splitting the vote

Liberals scare left-leaning voters to get behind them, saying that if people vote NDP, they will split the vote. But it takes two to tango.

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Opinion

Canadian conservatives are a minority

Canadian voters are overwhelmingly left of centre. Conservative voters in Canada are in the minority.

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Lethbridge Opinion

Lethbridge has a long labour history

Given its propensity to vote in Conservative representatives, Lethbridge is known as a conservative stronghold. But it actually has a significant labour history going back over a century.