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Trump cuts have local appeal

By Steve Blizard   WA Business News  2 December 2016

Economic unrest was a major reason for Mr Trump’s victory, just as it was behind the disenchantment at Australia’s federal election last July, at which 22 per cent of voters failed to cast a ballot for a major party. 866 more words

Superannuation

On the Defense

Dear Mr. Trump,

You made a lot of campaign promises to drain the swamp and cut the waste in government.  May I present to you… 384 more words

Defense

Amos: Time to fund the Indigenous Guardians Network

One year ago this month, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its final report. Its pages described the anguish caused by residential schools and the gaps remaining between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in terms of education and prosperity. 575 more words

Columnists

Percentages of value increase could bring changes to residential taxes

The City of Regina will be going over its 2017 budget in February, and while residents won’t know until then what the property tax rate will look like, changes to the percentages of value (POV) by the provincial government could spell changes for residents’ tax bills. 450 more words

Local News

#229 Post Revenge Revolution: Lessons Learned – Economic Policy Fundamentals: Taxes (Part 5)

First-time readers, the dialogue in this blog is set in the future (sometime after the year 2020).  Each entry assumes there has been a 5th revolution in the US — the Revenge Revolution.  1,381 more words

Economics

Can the federal government stimulate economic growth by simply putting out a budget and other short to medium-term plans?

There is much talk by the pundits about how to stimulate the economy.  Conservative economic advocates will say that in order to stimulate the economy taxes (especially taxes for the wealthy) need to be lowered, and there needs to be less regulation of business (especially, the financial services sector).  1,376 more words