The main difference between a service performed by the public sector and the same service performed by the private sector is that the latter must generate a profit. That profit has 2 financial effects: it drives up prices or it drives down quality, which the purpose of either is to increase the profits generated. And […]
If passed, the referendum ultimately will change nothing for Alberta and will cost us over a million dollars in the process.
The new tax will raise less than 2% of the amount that a 1% wealth tax proposed by the NDP would’ve generated.
It’s impossible to maintain service delivery if the cost of delivering that service and the number of people accessing it both increase, while also reducing tax revenue.
They’re not payment for future services, and certainly not benevolent gives from corporations and the wealthy.
The UCP recently changed the film & TV tax credit to remove a $10 million cap that they implemented just last year.
Jason Kenney didn’t like the Supreme Court’s decision on the federal carbon tax. In his response, he left out a few glaring details.
I often hear people claim that their tax dollars shouldn’t go to this or that thing because they will never use it or they think it’s a waste of money.
Specific projects should be judged based on their specific benefits, not benefits they share with hundreds of other projects.
The more money you make in Alberta, the better off you are come tax time, compared to the other provinces.