The case for selling Alberta Treasury Branches.
Ted Morton and Trevor Tombe differ (respectively) on government debt.
With oil revenues low, perhaps forever, is it time for Albertans to get over our aversion to a sales tax?
Meet the Minister
Preview our interview with Alberta’s Finance Minster.
One ecologist likens putting a colony of domestic honeybees in a rural landscape to dropping an ecological bomb.
I hope the millennial generation is listening. You can be that workforce. You can make a nice living—OK, a living—saving the world.
EVAN GUSHUL WITH DEAD MOUSE AND CAT,
by Gushul Studio,ca. 1955
Trish Audette-Longo is a freelance journalist and editor. She covered crime, politics and the environment for the Edmonton Journal between 2005 and 2012.
Alex Rettie is a Calgary writer. Alex reviewed “Less Painful Duties” by C.D. Evans, in the March issue of Alberta Views.
Ted Morton is a former MLA (Foothills-Rocky View; 2004-2012), Progressive Conservative leadership candidate (2006; 2011), Finance Minister (2010-2011) and Energy Minister (2011-2012). He taught at the University of Calgary and is a senior fellow at the Manning Centre.
Trevor Tombe is an associate professor of economics at the University of Calgary and a research fellow at the School of Public Policy. His research and writing focuses on topics from international trade and public finance to energy and environmental policy.
INVASION by Teresa Posyniak,
2017. Oil, chalk pastel and charcoal on linen. 36″ x 36″. Christine Klassen Gallery.