DRAFT Alberta Election Fact Check: Time to end the mortgage stress test?

A year after the so-called mortgage stress test came into effect, the mortgage underwriting guidelines are being targeted by Conservative politicians ahead of a provincial and general election. Alberta United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney, a speaker at the Calgary…

Alberta Election Fact Check: UCP says NDP hid carbon tax from Albertans in 2015

On Friday, Feb. 1, United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney was speaking at an event in Calgary, urging the NDP to call the election, when he brought up his opposition’s history. “They spent over $9 million, for example, on ads…

Alberta Election Fact Check: ‘$700M tax break for the rich’

It’s been a popular phrase for Alberta’s NDP, that, if elected, the United Conservatives would bring in a “$700-million tax break for the rich.” Premier Rachel Notley brought it up most recently during her Jan. 24 speech to the Edmonton…

UCP candidate who claimed church facing $50K in carbon tax issues correction

January 28 2019 8:11pm Mon, Jan 28: A Brooks-Medicine Hat UCP candidate caused quite the stir over the weekend after tweeting some numbers about Alberta’s carbon tax. Lauren Pullen reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if(…

Brooks-Medicine Hat UCP candidate who claimed church facing $50K in carbon tax issues correction

A UCP candidate in Medicine Hat claimed that her church was asking its congregation for help with a $50,000 carbon tax bill on Sunday. Unbelievable. Today at church we learned that the Carbon Tax is going to cost our church…

Lawyer who made Kenney allegations declines to specify which housing rules were allegedly broken

The lawyer accusing Alberta United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney of breaking parliamentary residency rules while serving as an MP is declining to explain which regulation he believes Kenney broke or how he broke it. Kyle Morrow, an Ottawa-based lawyer, was…