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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
By GRAHAM HICKS - Article published June 29, 2018 via the Edmonton Sun It’s one thing for politicians to defend tax increases as a necessary evil, to fund services being demanded by the citizenry. But then there’s a reality called the free market. Invisible political boundaries surround the City of Edmonton. Step across that boundary into Sturgeon, Strathcona, Leduc or Parkland counties. ...read more
Categories: Economic, Political
Thursday, September 14, 2017
By Rick PetersonConservative Party of Canada nomination candidate for Sturgeon River - Parkland September 11, 2017 (Spruce Grove) In the middle of July, while many of you at Acheson Industrial Park were taking a well-deserved break, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government declared open season on small business owners. Trudeau’s finance minister, Bill Morneau, quietly released proposed tax changes ...read more
Categories: Political
Thursday, September 14, 2017
The federal government is proposing tax changes that will have a significant effect on small businesses across Canada.   The three proposed changes are:The curtailment of "income sprinkling," a method by which business owners shift a portion of income to family members, either through salary or dividends.The curbing of "passive investment income," which the government describes as the investment ...read more
Categories: Political
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Background In March 2016, Alberta Labour Minister Christina Gray announced a formal review of Alberta’s Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB). This review is being carried out by a three-person review panel (the panel), and is expected to present a final report in Spring 2017. The panel released a progress report (the progress report) in November 2016, outlining the issues being examined. Alberta’s ...read more
Categories: Political