Election 2021 – Carbon Tax: Let’s Stop Unfairly Penalizing Rural Regions
In 2018, the federal government introduced a carbon tax applicable to those provinces that had not yet adopted a carbon pricing system.
What is a province’s credit rating and why does it matter?
As consumers, we generally pay close attention to our own credit scores. As residents, we should also keep a close eye on our province’s credit rating.
Patriotism vs. the Open Internet: A False Dichotomy
The federal government is chipping away a little bit at the edifice of freedom, ostensibly to promote the interests of Canadians.
Red Tape Reduction in the Agriculture Industry in Alberta: A Low-Hanging Fruit
In order to not just rebuild but also enhance economic opportunity, Alberta needs to carefully consider policy choices that will allow it to lead and to grow.
Big Tech and Big Government: Biden Grapples With a New Era for Antitrust Policy
In the US, the appointments of Tim Wu and Lina Khan signal a shift in the plans to address freedom of contract between internet providers, large tech firms, and users.
Digital Services Tax: Let’s Stop Punishing Consumers
The implementation of a 3% tax on all digital platforms would only hurt Canadian consumers, who would have to pay higher fees to access platforms like Netflix and Spotify.
Another Day, Another $30 Million Lost
The government of Canada has once again postponed the reopening of the Canada-U.S. land border until at least July 21, at which point 487 days will have passed since the last time non-essential land travel was permitted between the two countries.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship – The Albertan Way
In conjunction with the 2020 Recovery Plan, the Alberta government should encourage innovation through the cultivation of values that run deep in the province, and support a competitive business environment.
Telemedicine Improves Access to Care While Reducing Demand on ERs
Outside of COVID-19, telemedicine is particularly important in remote areas, where patients may otherwise have to travel long distances to see a physician.
Police Reform: A Missed Opportunity
By refusing to open up a debate about the structure of the police in the province, the Quebec government is missing an opportunity to innovate and improve the effectiveness of our police, all while reducing costs.