Score another win for Donald Trump’s high-handed version of protectionism. Monday’s decision by
Montreal-based Bombardier to give away control over its much-vaunted C Series jet virtually guarantees that the U.S. will get the lion’s share of any new jobs created.
The province publicly released the Diploma Exam and Provincial Achievement Test scores and the updated Accountability Pillar Report this week, completing the overall report card for the district, which also includes measures that assess education quality and satisfaction levels within Greater St. Albert Catholic Division’s schools. The report highlights a rating of “Good” or “Excellent” in fourteen of fifteen standards. […]
The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB) says unsustainable municipal operating spending cost each Alberta household an additional $10,650 from 2005 to 2015, and that
real operational spending is two-and-a-half times more than what is sustainable.
As the crow flies – or in this instance a government jet backed up by a string of chauffeur-driven vehicles – it is doable to travel from Parliament Hill to the town of Stouffville, northeast of Toronto, in about 90 minutes. […]