Alberta Budget 2019: Alberta to use budget to get ‘fair-deal’ for province

October 24 2019 5:53pm Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews announces money to attempt to get a fair-deal for the province. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(…

Alberta Budget 2019: Finance Minister asks public sector to ‘work with us’

Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews asks public sector workers to work with the government during the 2019 Budget Speech. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({…

Alberta’s public sector size, pay ‘not outstanding’ compared to other provinces: Parkland Institute

Alberta’s public sector doesn’t stand out in size or compensation from Canada’s other provinces. That’s the conclusion of a study from the University of Alberta’s Parkland Institute. “There’s really nothing outstanding about Alberta there in terms of the compensation of…

Parkland Institute calls for Alberta sales tax

In what is being sold as the “alternative” to the government-commissioned MacKinnon Report, Parkland Institute is giving its own outlook on Alberta’s finances. The MacKinnon Report, released last Tuesday, said the province has a spending problem and needs to make…