Premier Kenney announces the release of Alberta fiscal report amid talks of public sector cuts
In the announcement, Premier Kenney addressed the reality that wage or job cuts may have to be made based on the results of the panel, but it’s still an uncertainty.
Women’s advocacy non-profit Equal Voice hasn’t filed its tax returns for nearly ten years
Equal Voice, a Canadian non-profit organization, has reportedly failed to file a tax return for the past eight years. The…
Calgary passes flawed arena deal to the dismay of taxpayers
It may look nice and provide a better arena experience than the Scotiabank Saddledome, but we should all remember the sacrifices regular Calgarians had to make to fund the project and how many councillors don’t seem to care.
Family crushed by light sentence after vicious Calgary train attack left woman disabled for life
Part of the leniency seems to come from the judge’s consideration of Favel’s childhood, and the difficulties she had growing up as an indigenous teenager.
Heavy flooding in north Alberta hamlet causes highway to collapse
After it was made inaccessible, Highway 88 began to fall apart due to the growing pressure and erosion occurring from floodwaters.
Taxpayers will have to foot the bill of expensive Calgary arena
Calgary’s own acting chief financial officers, Carla Male, even told city council that after adding in inflation and opportunity costs, taxpayers would be sitting at a net negative 47 million for the project.
Trigger warnings don’t work, so why do we use them?
I can only hope certain findings, like that of the trigger warning study, can start to make university administrations reevaluate their approach.
Mayor Nenshi’s budget woes haunt Calgary
Calgary’s budget woes are just a symptom of an out touch mayor. In the future, when selecting another mayor to lead our city, we must ask ourselves whether a budget or some other thing is more important than the economic well-being of Calgary business and households.