Alberta is in despair and disrepair. But it doesn’t have to be. Jason Kenney and the Alberta UCP rode to a dominant victor in the spring 2019 election on a promise to deliver jobs, economy, pipelines, and a balanced budget. In my last piece I examined the UCP […]
The industry is suffering because they have built an unsustainable business model where profits can only be earned when oil prices are high, corporate taxes are low, and corporate responsibilities (like well remediation and municipal taxes) can be dumped onto taxpayers.
“Budgets are political documents.” ~ Trevor Tombe It’s probably one of the most fluffed-up accounting documents we ever get to see. In between the spattering of charts and graphs there are affirmations of priorities, justifications for spending or cuts, and reiterations of promises past or commitments to come. […]
Jason Kenney, thanks to his own rhetoric, has very big promises to fulfill. Some are rightfully skeptical about his ability to keep them and for very good reason: if the problem was the NDP government, then Kenney should find success simply by not being an NDP government.
You won’t be happy with me but that was a resounding victory; much like 2015. Albertans voted for homophobia, racism, anti-immigration and, also, yesterday’s economy for our children who shouldn’t hope for a future that is in any way different than what our parents had. Alberta overwhelmingly said […]
Oil And Gas Investment Isn’t Gunning for Alberta Because Jason Kenney has the Wrong Ammunition #ableg #abpoli #abvote
The entire Conservative Party of Canada seems to have lost any grasp of reality and are collectively marching forward with guns blazing against science, common sense and, yes, the oil industry. The problem is, they’re hitting the mark; although it’s not surprising since they have so much practice shooting their own feet.