Rescuing Renewable Regina

If you were to hold a public conference—on any issue—it’s reasonable to think that you would want your keynote speaker to agree that the issue exists. That would seem a sensible proposition for most people. So it is absolutely perplexing that the City of Regina decided to invite a well-known…
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No-one is happy with the property tax: Principles and taxes in Nova Scotia

“No one is happy with the property tax. It is expensive to administer. The property tax is regressive – it puts a heavier burden on people with low incomes than on everyone else. Property tax rates are divisive, varying between classes of property owners – such as residential, commercial, and…
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Familiarity Breeds Resistance: Harris-era parents know there’s nothing innovative about Ontario’s edution cuts

I me of age as an activist and researcher when Mike Harris blustered his way into power in the 90s. His edution minister, John Snobelen, famously a high school dropout, was much more comfortable referring to students as “clients,” parents as “customers” and teachers as “front line service providers,” and…
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