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B.C. carbon tax fails revenue neutral claim: study

British Columbia’s Finance Ministry is disputing claims from a Fraser Institute report that says the province’s carbon tax is no longer revenue neutral.

The study released Thursday says the B.C. 392 more words

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POLITICS - Hasty change to Canada's electoral system never made sense

Before any changes are made or any referendums held, Canadians must understand that many of the proposed alternatives come with drawbacks

By LYDIA MILJAN
and TAYLOR JACKSON…
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SCHOOLS - Nine of 10 elementary schools showing improvement were public, according to annual ranking

Independent elementary schools in B.C. continue to perform well above average but this year more than 90 per cent of all elementary schools in the province that showed significant improvement are public, according to the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking of B.C. 339 more words

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Hate taxes? Blame Germany. How Canada's government got so darned big in 150 years

As Canada’s 150th birthday approaches, the right-leaning Fraser Institute has decided to ring in the sesquicentennial the best way it knows how: with an intricately detailed report about big government. 1,170 more words

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Expensive Help

With a projected $4.3-billion deficit this year and relentlessly mounting debt, the Wynne government needs to better control spending to repair the damage to Ontario’s finances. 194 more words

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Unsustainable spending, not low oil, responsible for Alberta's $10.8B deficit: think-tank

A new study by the Fraser Institute says Alberta could have posted a small budget surplus this year if successive governments had kept program spending increases in line with population growth and inflation. 530 more words

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Letter to Energy Minister Thibeault: facts not insults, please

The Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Minister of Energy

Dear Minister Thibeault:

I just read your “Guest Column” in the Toronto Sun headlined: “Energy minister rips report on closing coal plants.” 442 more words

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