I alternate between despair and hope. Despair because of public acceptance of government encroachments on our freedoms; we are slipping towards a new ‘Dark Age’ where we will be oppressed and subject to faceless government workers.
I used to be a supporter of government funding for arts, media and culture. But the more I studied the history of Germany in the 30’s, the less enamored I became with state playing a role in these areas. It was a slippery slope then, and it is a slippery slope now.
If Canadians forgive the many sins of Trudeau the Second, then we deserve the government that they choose.
A Government Commission I would like to see.
The Alberta government has, in the past, created blue-ribbon commissions to review oil and gas royalties.
Why not convene a blue-ribbon commission review of Civil Service payment and benefit rates?
I hope that the Calgary Regional Planning Board dies a quick and cost-saving death.
Five months, 150 days after assuming power, the Alberta NDP through the Minister of Municipal Affairs announced a comprehensive plan for regional planning in Alberta. The dipper caucus, with no prior experience in government and no announced policy position on regional planning, were somehow able to formulate a policy and strategic plan for regional planning for the Calgary Region. A plan that imposed itself on the municipal governments of Calgary and surrounding towns and hamlets.
There is a billboard outside the National Art Gallery in Ottawa. At the entrance, the billboard advertises an exhibit entitled Anthropocene, the Age of Human Influence. The advertisement declares that “Mankind has affected the earth more than all the processes of nature.”
Governments that impose carbon taxes are now heavily incented to increase their revenues thereby allowing, encouraging, or at best permitting increases in carbon production.
This letter is to anyone thinking of voting for Greg Clark in the next election.
I was dismayed to find out from a very good friend, that he was going to vote for Greg Clark.
We have purchased a home in Victoria. I have spent the last months there. I am asked by some, “What are the differences that you have noticed?” The politics of the climate change fanatics are crazy; that is different. Calgarians…