For months the UCP has steadfastly insisted that the spread of Covid19 would not take precedence over the protection of the economy. Through the course of the summer where distancing was easier and prior to the return of school and more regular work schedules, that approach was moderately […]
Alberta’s government communications regarding Covid19 have taken a dark and vile turn as the failure of the government to impose meaningful control measures has seen Alberta skyrocket to the top of the country in terms of active and per capita infections. Number of Active Covid19 cases in Canada […]
“The only thing better than a slice of pizza is my plan to help you get ahead. That’s what I’ll deliver – more money in your pockets.” Andrew Scheer, ignoring the world-wide Climate Strike As hundreds of thousands of Canadians, many of them under the age of 18, […]
It would appear that Albertans have finally made a decision about whether they want cuts to services or higher taxes in the pursuit of a balanced budget.
Alberta Minister Sonya Savage said she was “disappointed” energy companies were not using their tax break to create jobs in the province. Unfortunately, the UCP’s Summer of Repeal looks set to offer little more than proof that neither the tax rate nor government policy was to blame for […]
Trudeau Announces Advisory Committee Aimed at Promoting Skilled Trades; Kenney No Longer Sees Trades as Equal
“I know I used to talk about a “parity of esteem” between trades and professions, but if this drama teacher thinks trades are good, clearly they must be bad,” said the Premier
Albertans may recall at the end of May this year when Post Media hired Jason Kenney’s former chief of staff Nick Koolsbergen to lobby the United Conservative Party-run Government of Alberta for opportunities in which the commercial content portion of Postmedia could collaborate with Alberta’s $30 million dollar […]
Today is the two month anniversary of the first day of a UCP government. Since that day, our government has cut almost $2 billion dollars in revenue to increase our annual deficit by, (I bet you didn’t guess)… $1.5 billion dollars! Oh, because that $2 billion in revenue actually […]
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.