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MLA sees provincial budget as good news, others disagree

by Colin F. Smith

Edmonton – Good news is how local MLA Maureen Kubinec describes the provincial budget introduced Thursday.

Heralded as the first balanced budget in six years, it anticipates the highest-ever government revenues at $44 billion, with operational spending set for $40.4 billion… […]

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Column: Seniors’ care faulted in throne speech responses

Not a lot was said about seniors in the Alberta government’s speech from the throne least week. In the speech given by Lieutenant-Governor Donald S. Ethell at the March 3 opening of the second session of 28th Alberta Legislature, the government congratulated itself for building a seniors’ care home in Strathmore… […]