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Fortney: Calgarians gather to remember business icon Ron Southern

It is a place where the sound of hoofs kicking up dirt echoes right up to the vaulted ceiling, where generations of Calgarians have watched equestrian riders and their horses going about their paces. 753 more words

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New report raises idea of tolls to help pay for Alberta roads

A new study says Alberta and other provinces should use toll roads to help pay for expensive transportation infrastructure, but the NDP government swiftly rejected the idea as unacceptable to the public. 507 more words


Notley government could make further changes after wide-ranging policy reviews

The NDP government that shook up Alberta in 2015 could make further waves in the new year with scores of provincial policies under the microscope. 667 more words


The Poor Man's Guide to Europe, 1950s Style

When I first stumbled across The Poor Man’s Guide to Europe at the used book sale, I almost didn’t give it a second glance.

Sure, it was only $2, but who needs travel advice from sixty years ago? 815 more words

Book Review

Lafleur and Green: Notley should reconsider toll roads for Alberta

By Steve Lafleur and Kenneth Green

Premier Rachel Notley recently commissioned a report on infrastructure financing by former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge. The report, which was released in tandem with the budget, gave a comprehensive overview of how Dodge believes the province should approach infrastructure funding. 558 more words


Opinion: Now isn't the time to cut Alberta spending

By Jeff Loomis, Patricia Jones and Franco Savoia

Re: “Budget 2015 feels like deja vu all over again,” Ted Morton, Opinion, Nov. 12.

“God Please Give Us Another Boom. 610 more words


Opinion: Sales tax, genuine savings worth debating

David Dodge’s report on planning for public infrastructure projects sets out concisely the objectives and challenges facing Alberta government politicians and officials.

What are the objectives underlying public investment? 669 more words