Coun. Evan Woolley’s notice of motion at Monday’s council meeting drew council into an important discussion on the significant economic challenges thrust upon Calgarians in the last eight months...Read More
“We ask, again, that you kindly refrain from contacting us . . . .”
Those are the words of the Alberta Health Services after a Calgary taxpayer tried to bring a good revenue generating...Read More
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
There is considerable discussion in Alberta these days about the need to create a united conservative alternative to the NDP prior to the next provincial election. While agreeing with this...Read More
Conservative-oriented political parties in Canada are now out of office federally and in eight of the 10 provinces. This has generated much hand-wringing on the right and a flood of advice from...Read More
While my role at the Manning Centre focuses on municipal issues, after seeing The Revenant this past weekend I felt readers of this blog might appreciate a quick review on the film and my...Read More
A wave of politicians have taken hold in this country – at all three levels of government – who want higher taxes, deficit spending and more unsustainable social programs.
And it’s not just...Read More
Those in the Toronto area might be interested in taking in an upcoming speech Preston will be delivering later this month at the Albany Club (January 27).
In his speech Preston will be...Read More
The City of Calgary’s new housing affordability strategy is a failure of leadership and imagination.
Two years in the making, the self-styled Community Housing Affordability Collective...Read More
On December 1, 2015, the Manning Centre released Policy Brief: Provinces Lack Financial Analysis on Aging Population. The policy brief looks at the level of financial analysis in each...Read More