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 Continue Reading
This episode I get to ask Trevor Tombe, an economist from the University of Calgary, to help me make sense of taxes in the face of political messaging. What is Continue Reading
Stephen Carter joins me again to talk about Alberta politics. This episode was supposed to be edited down but I enjoyed listening to it as much as I enjoyed recording Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
Dear Jason Kenney; The Premier’s conference is being held in New Brunswick this week and, like any other political gathering, some Premiers are lobbying for their interests. Currently, the Premiers Continue Reading