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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.

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Opinion

Tax credits don’t help taxpayers

Must be a federal election. The Conservatives are promising tax credits again, and disguising them as tax cuts.

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Opinion

Rhetoric around Indigenous people hindering progress

This sort of language is a continuation of centuries-old rhetoric of Indigenous people hindering settler progress.

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Opinion Uncategorized

Conservatives don’t actually care about the economy

You’ve probably heard conservatives talk about how important the economy is as an election issue, how important jobs are, or business investment is, or the GDP is. Except conservatives don’t actually care about the economy.