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Brad Wall
David J. Climenhaga | When it comes to fiscal planning in conservative Western Canadian provinces, all we have to fall back on is the notion the lord giveth and the lord taketh away. Repeatedly.
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David J. Climenhaga | Will the heads of Alberta's ultra-conservatives explode now that Brad Wall has done what they've been complaining about for nearly a decade? Or will they just pretend it didn't happen?
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Canadian Premiers
David J. Climenhaga | Were the many Alberta companies that gave money to the Saskatchewan Party intentionally circumventing Alberta's tough election financing laws?
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Brad Wall
David J. Climenhaga | Saskatchewan doesn't like Alberta's new beer policy because it will end what amounts to a subsidy of Saskatchewan brewers, one in particular, by Alberta taxpayers.
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Teuila Fuatai | The $2.2 billion budget allocates less money than the previous year to 13 of 28 schools with nearly $2.1 million trimmed from one of the schools.
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Brad Wall
David J. Climenhaga | On social media, where right-wing commentators normally wheel and spin like a flock of starlings ... only stunned silence.
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Brad Wall
David J. Climenhaga | Biggest news in Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall's recent speechifying in Calgary was that the oil industry faces an "existential threat." No mention of this yesterday in Toronto.
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Tim McMillan
David J. Climenhaga | Imagine if oil were still trading where it was a year ago! Wouldn't that strengthen the arguments for higher royalties, implemented faster?
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Erin Weir | The Saskatchewan Party government pulled out all the stops this week to report an ostensibly balanced budget, quite possibly the last one before next spring's provincial election.
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Supreme Court of Canada
David J. Climenhaga | If the Prentice Government means what it says about prudent use of taxes, it will drop its appeals and get to work making Alberta's labour laws comply with the Constitution of Canada.
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Erin Weir | Last week, the CCPA released my policy brief on Saskatchewan job creation. It demonstrated that "workforce growth has been almost identical during the premierships of Brad Wall and Lorne Calvert."
Podcast
Mordecai Briemberg | The government of Brad Wall has launched a consultation on labour reform that seeks to change some of the most fundamental rights that workers currently have.