In a previous column I described a potential solution to a well-known problem in Canada — the fact that government employees tend to be paid far more than people doing similar work in the business...Read More
There are two rules of thumb in Canada when it comes to government employee compensation.
First, government employees tend to make significantly more than people doing similar work in...Read More
Since the discovery of oil in Leduc in 1947, it has been in the federal government’s electoral interest to give less to, or take more from, Western Canada.
The region’s relatively small...Read More
We often hear doom and gloom scenarios in Canada when it comes to our nation’s aging population.
Whether we’re talking about longer health care waiting lists due to a wave of baby boomers...Read More
A few days before the release of the federal budget, police in Quebec laid criminal charges against former Liberal deputy premier and municipal affairs minister Nathalie Normandau, and long-time...Read More
While the federal government continues to muse about a large deficit in today’s budget, one of the best arguments against running a deficit actually comes from a federal government report.
Greg Selinger and Manitoba’s NDP government are not very careful with your tax dollars.
If you don’t believe it, here are several examples of wasteful spending worth noting. And if you’re...Read More
Imagine reaching age 63 and then thinking, “I should start saving for retirement, I’d like to retire in a couple years.”
The thought of such a reckless predicament would give most of us a...Read More
Those of us in Canada who are concerned about rising government debt levels need to recognize something; we’re losing the battle.
It’s not that our message isn’t important, far from it. The...Read More