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Provincial 'free trade' deal an embarrassment

We could probably do nicely without provinces. Replacing them with 80 or 100 regional commissions could do very well.

Mountain of government debt grows ever higher

Back when Ralph Klein was Alberta's premier, my brother Larry and I were barbecuing while vacationing in Hawaii and we bumped into a fellow from British Columbia. When the B.C.

Provincial 'free trade' deal an embarrassment

We could probably do nicely without provinces. Replacing them with 80 or 100 regional commissions could do very well.

Mountain of government debt grows ever higher

Back when Ralph Klein was Alberta's premier, my brother Larry and I were barbecuing while vacationing in Hawaii and we bumped into a fellow from British Columbia. When the B.C.

Sorry, folks. Tax hike only way out of this mess

Another provincial budget on March 16, another year of avoiding awkward subjects. Most commentary failed to note that transfers from the federal government have reached $8 billion — the second-biggest source of revenue after personal income tax.

Time again to think of tax strategies

With federal and provincial governments spending money like drunken sailors, this tax season people are advised to take advantage of all the deductions and credits they can before many start disappearing.

A beginner's guide to writing an obituary

I think it was George Burns who said: "When I get up in the morning, I read the obituaries. If I'm not in there, I get up." On the long, long list of Signs You Are Getting Old is a sudden discovery that you have an interest in obituaries.

A beginner's guide to writing an obituary

I think it was George Burns who said: "When I get up in the morning, I read the obituaries. If I'm not in there, I get up." On the long, long list of Signs You Are Getting Old is a sudden discovery that you have an interest in obituaries.

Time again to think of tax strategies

With federal and provincial governments spending money like drunken sailors, this tax season people are advised to take advantage of all the deductions and credits they can before many start disappearing.

Sorry, folks. Tax hike only way out of this mess

Another provincial budget on March 16, another year of avoiding awkward subjects. Most commentary failed to note that transfers from the federal government have reached $8 billion — the second-biggest source of revenue after personal income tax.