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
Our NDP government frequently justifies its legislative agenda by claiming that it is simply bringing Alberta in line with the standards of other provinces.
Without much critical reflection...Read More
Imagine walking into work one day and learning that your workplace had been unionized and you were now a union member.
Going forward, you would now have no choice but to pay your union $700...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
When the people of the United Kingdom voted last June on whether or not to exit the European Union, London, the capital city, was surprised by the result. While the vote in London itself was 60...Read More
On March 15, 2017, we released a report by Dr. Ted Morton titled - Response to Federal Carbon Pricing: Equalization Reform.
In the report, Ted Morton discusses the impact the...Read More
- Report by former Alberta Finance Minister Ted Morton identifies two strategies that Alberta (or other provinces) could use to challenge the equalization formula...