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Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews. Image credit: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | The big business guys never quite come out and advise Jason Kenney and the UCP to run Alberta like Rachel Notley's NDP did. But that's what they're doing.
News
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Toby Sanger | Even in a pandemic, many fortunate Canadians will still be able to file their taxes with virtual support. Low-income Canadians who don't have access to these resources will have a much harder time.
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Alberta Minister of Finance Travis Toews and Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Even real conservatives, if such a species exists anymore, know something's gone awry with Alberta's fiscal setup and that part of the solution's on the revenue side.
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Brent Patterson | While the yellow vest movement can be seen simply as a revolt against a climate change-tax, it could more deeply signal a populist reaction to liberal democratic elitism.
Blog
Sophia Reuss | In the wake of the Danforth shooting and recent mass violence in Toronto, might Canadians do better to approach violence as an issue of public health, rather than public safety?
Columnists
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Rick Salutin | Taking care of big public programs, like health care and better CPP, means you need more revenues to fund them -- and that means more taxes.
Blog
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Shannon Daub | British Columbians want income to be much more equally distributed than they believe it to be now. However, voters significantly underestimated B.C.'s overall income inequality.
News
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Karl Nerenberg | Trump's rhetoric about helping the forgotten people turns out to mean cutting taxes and regulations for the 1%. Canadian Conservatives embrace him while Liberals try to get along.
Blog
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Erika Shaker | Is crowdfunding just a way to reinforce the idea that if you can't individually overcome systemic inequality you better be good at marketing yourself to a sympathetic audience of potential patrons?
Podcast
Rules Are For The Poor… Suckers!
Daryn Caister | The Panama Papers scandal is all over the news, but what are the implications for the environment, and possibly more importantly why does no one seem surprised?
News
Karl Nerenberg | Many in the media are now speculating about how big the Trudeau government's year one deficit will be. There will be, however, lots more to look for in the Liberals' first budget.
News
Karl Nerenberg | The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' annual Alternative Federal Budget deserves more attention than ever, now that we have a government that has affinity for at least some of its ideas.