Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Is government debt bad?

Is the Alberta government’s spending restraint a good thing for Albertans? You’ve probably heard the seemingly clever statement, “We should run our government finances like we run our personal finances.” There is some truth in that statement. […]


National Column: Enough shirtless Trudeau pics: Time for work

But enough of summer silly-season stories. Justin Trudeau’s biggest problem isn’t that he has spent August wearing only half his clothes. It’s that Canada has spent 2016 wearing only half its economic growth.

Fixing the latter challenge will be way harder than throwing on a shirt. […]


Wildrose offers up Jobs Action Plan

The Wildrose Official Opposition released its Jobs Action Plan Tuesday morning at Collins Steel in Edmonton. The party says their plan contains three key principles and a dozen “common sense recommendations” to get Albertans back to work while providing stability for the province’s energy sector. […]