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$14M raised by Saskatchewan government in oil and gas rights

Saskatchewan Energy Minister Dustin Duncan said the province is leading the way following the most recent sale of oil and natural gas rights.

The government said the latest sale, held on Tuesday, brought in $14 million in revenue for the province. 147 more words

Money

Texas comparison shows Alberta's fiscal woes due to overspending: study

Comparing Alberta to Texas shows the province’s fiscal woes stem from government overspending and mismanagement, says a study released Thursday by the Fraser Institute.

“They’re both energy jurisdictions, they’re both relatively prosperous and they’re both coming off a lengthy period — with some bumps along the way — of prosperity,” said Ben Eisen, co-author of the conservative think-tank’s report entitled, One Energy Boom, Two Approaches: Fiscal Restraint Has Left Texas in Better Shape than Alberta. 244 more words

Local News

Economic freedom and human rights

* This is my article in BusinessWorld last October 18, 2016.

Economic freedom is the ability and privilege of people to engage in various social and economic activities without unnecessary restrictions and prohibitions. 743 more words

Economic freedom and human rights

* This is my article in BusinessWorld last October 18, 2016.

Economic freedom is the ability and privilege of people to engage in various social and economic activities without unnecessary restrictions and prohibitions. 743 more words

EDITORIAL - 'Not surprising' patients tired of waiting go abroad for care

An ArmchairMayor editorial by Mel Rothenburger.

IF MORE PROOF was needed of the unhealthy state of B.C.’s healthcare system, a report from the Fraser Institute on Wednesday provides it. 418 more words

Editorials

Around 45,000 people left Canada for medical treatment last year, down slightly from 2014

VANCOUVER – A new study released Wednesday by the Fraser Institute suggests 45,619 Canadians went outside the country for non-emergency medical treatment in 2015.

That amounts to around one per cent of patients, the report states, which is down from 2014 when 1.1 per cent of patients (52,513) went abroad.  194 more words

News

Council candidates on a Living Wage ordinance...leaving more questions than answers.

Halifax journalist/blogger Tim Bousquet has re-opened up a particularly interesting debate during this municipal election by asking candidates for council their opinion on a living wage ordinance… 1,389 more words

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