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Infrastructure spending a smart move, but new revenue sources needed: former Bank of Canada governor

While Alberta is smart to invest in infrastructure, the province needs new revenue streams such as a sales tax to pay for it, former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge says. 388 more words

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Your letters for Tuesday, March 28

We should all shed a tear for Alexandru

Re: “Judge’s tears proof of bias, mother claims in murder-conviction appeal,” March 24.

The tears that were shed by Justice Karen Horner at the conclusion of Rodica Radita’s trial were in no way a demonstration of weakness or bias. 621 more words

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Opinion: Energy efficiency good for Alberta economy

Benjamin Franklin’s miserly maxim is as true today as it was in 1736: A penny saved is a penny earned.

Or almost as true. In fact, a penny saved is worth more than a penny earned, once you account for income taxes. 636 more words


Free LED lights, low-flow shower heads coming to Alberta homes

Over the coming months, as the province continues to trundle along the path set by its climate leadership plan, the government will dole out free or low-cost LED light bulbs and low-flow shower heads. 264 more words

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Edmonton's Blatchford to include 'passive' houses with small heaters

Edmonton is staring at a scaled-back $19-million loan to achieve its green targets in the new Blatchford neighbourhood, and will let some homes disconnect from the heating grid. 295 more words

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World economy might be better off with higher interest rates, ex-Bank of Canada boss says

OTTAWA — Former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge says the world economy might be better off if policy-makers bumped interest rates a little bit higher. 292 more words


Worry about supply — not demand — in Canada's overheated property market, says former BoC governor David Dodge

In 2006, in the middle of one the hottest years on record for Canadian housing, then Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge sent a testy letter to his counterpart at the country’s mortgage insurer warning about lax standards fueling demand for homes. 854 more words