Local Opinions - Red Deer Advocate
If you think governments or political parties don’t listen to their critics, you need to pay attention to what came out of the two provincial party meetings held in Alberta over the weekend.
That, plus our federal government’s behaviour at the meeting this weekend of the leaders of the G20 group in Australia. READ
Back in the day, as they say, when we were raising children and paying our mortgage, I might have liked Stephen Harper’s plan for family income splitting and the Universal Child Care Benefit. Not really thinking too hard about things, I might have even voted for it, and the Conservatives who have floated this plan. But I wonder if it would have got me ahead in the world. READ
The four Alberta byelections on Monday were a major win for now-elected Premier Jim Prentice. Prentice now also has both an elected education minister and health minister — and a mandate to continue the Progressive Conservative Party dynasty in this province. The byelection results were a loss for the Opposition Wildrose Party. READ