Alberta Minute: Property Taxes, Ottawa Decides Alberta’s Future, And Constitutional Rights

Alberta Minute – Your weekly one-minute summary of Alberta politics.

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This Week In Alberta:

  • Bill 5 (Supplementary Supply), Bill 8 (Education), Bill 9 (Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral) and Bill 10 (Alberta Personal Income Tax) are all at Second Reading.
  • Bill 7 (Municipal Government Property Tax Incentives) is likely to pass this week and, while lower property taxes are always good, they should be lower for everyone, not just for special interest groups.
  • The future of Alberta’s energy industry is at stake in Ottawa, with the federal Parliament debating Bill C-48 (the Oil Tanker Moratorium Bill) today (Monday), announcing their decision on TransMountain on Tuesday, and debating Bill C-69 (the so-called Pipeline Ban) later in the week.


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