On Tuesday, Premier Notley announced the government of Alberta had signed contracts with both Canadian National Rail and Canadian Pacific Rail to lease over 4,000 rail cars over three years to carry bitumen to markets. The cost would be $3.7 billion with an estimated net profit of $2.2 […]
When Jason Kenney suggested young people and those with “modest human capital” should be paid less than others, it resonated with some. When he said that a 15 year old and a 25 year old single mother should not be paid the same, some people agreed. What others […]
Jason Kenney Pitches (W)age Discrimination to Encourage Businesses to Hire Less Qualified Workers #ableg #abpoli #satire
Prior to the minimum wage increase, businesses hired young people out of the goodness of their hearts. That changed last October when the minimum wage increased to the same amount previously reserved for highly educated and experienced employees and those who looked like they had bills to pay. […]
As Stephen Mandel awaits his day in court to appeal the five-year ban on running that was handed down from Elections Alberta, people are talking about the possibility of a loss because there’s no assurance he will win. The more partisan supporters of any Party seem to hope for […]
It was another Friday night news drop when Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel announced he and other candidates had been notified they would be ineligible to run for election in 2019. A press release stated Mandel and other candidates had “applied to the Court of Queen’s Bench to […]
There’s a Rebel Media “exclusive” circling on Facebook about a government loan promised to a company that’s insolvent. It even links to a page that clearly says “see Home (page)” as evidence the company has nothing underway. If you click the Home link, there’s a list much like the […]
A friend of mine jumped into a a discussion on Facebook one day and I was surprised when he took the position that he supported a woman’s right to choose to terminate a pregnancy. I wasn’t surprised that he was pro-choice, I was surprised he was pro-choice because […]
That the UCP would even consider attempting to verify the allegations themselves without notifying the proper authorities is not only arrogant but a grave disservice to the member of the public who brought it to their attention.
There’s nothing wrong with choosing where to spend your own money; just don’t use the old “I’m too broke to donate to charities but my political donations are safe” routine.