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As Morneau tightens high-income tax rules, NDP candidates face a test

By Erin Weir

Last week, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced consultations on the use of private corporations in “tax planning” by wealthy professionals. These consultations provide an opportunity to close a significant tax loophole and present a key test for NDP leadership candidates. 640 more words

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Editorial: The end of an era

The birth of the nascent United Conservative Party on the weekend has overshadowed the deaths of the two parties it now succeeds.

The extraordinary and historic demise of not one, but two, provincial political institutions deserves its own moment of reflection and remembrance. 430 more words

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Saskatoon StarPhoenix daily update: July 24, 2017

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U of S ‘committed’ to making salary information more transparent… 555 more words

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Don Braid: A massive and historic vote for conservative unity

RED DEER – “Enjoy your temporary jobs.”

That was Brian Jean’s instant slam at the NDP after his Wildrose Party voted 95 per cent to merge with the Progressive Conservatives into a new entity, the United Conservative Party. 752 more words


Conservative party merger alters landscape in Alberta's oilpatch

By Doug Alexander and Josh Wingrove

Alberta’s two main conservative parties have voted to unite, creating a political heavyweight in the heart of Canada’s oilpatch that is poised to unseat Premier Rachel Notley and push to kill the province’s carbon tax. 694 more words


PCs and Wildrose approve merger in landslide vote to unite Alberta's right once again

RED DEER, Alta. — Alberta’s political landscape profoundly shifted Saturday as its two main conservative parties — enemies for a decade — overwhelmingly agreed to end their feud and work as one to defeat Premier Rachel Notley’s NDP. 808 more words


Corbella: A vote for unity will help make Alberta healthy again

On the evening of May 5, 2015, I felt nauseous — and it wasn’t only because I had received my first round of chemotherapy that day. 616 more words

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