Environment Minister Catherine McKenna denied the carbon tax would increase and then appeared to deny denying it but has since clarified that she denies denying she denied it. Conservative Party of Canada hopefuls were ecstatic. “The Liberals said it wasn’t going to go past $50 a tonne,” said […]
Alberta’s new government has been busy creating new jobs… for lawyers. We look at the appointment of a special prosecutor to assist in the investigation of Jason Kenney’s leadership, the carbon tax opponents’ judicial beatdowns, and the future of Alberta’s own carbon tax challenge. Please don’t forget to […]
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 […]
The carbon tax hadn’t even been dead for a week when KenneyMedia tossed its latest, and greatest crumb to its salivating-for-public-service-slashing base. And is it ever a crumb. Bigger than any crumb you’ve ever seen. Perhaps the biggest crumb ever. The NDP lied to Albertans, KenneyMedia insists. The […]
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.
The Alberta government, under the NDP, brought in a carbon tax in 2017 as part of their Climate Leadership Plan. Certainly folks can hardly forget the pictures of MLAs filling up their tanks while holiday travel prices were still in effect. For the remainder of the year, gas […]
Being partisan is a tough job. Researchers at the University of Calgary tracked the perspectives of over 700 individuals in the Calgary area at the end of 2017 and 2018 and discovered a marked difference in the way people viewed the economy by partisanship and age. Age and […]
I answered no; businesses should not be solely responsible for an emissions tax.
And then came the rallies. Albertans didn’t like that they had to shore up for their emissions.
The Yellow Vest movement has surfaced in Canada to protest the Liberal government’s carbon tax but few have looked beyond the vest. Yes, the movement was initially protesting an added carbon tax to fuel prices in France where residents pay an average of £1.56 (or $2.38 CAD) per […]