Alberta Minute: New Taxes, Unconstitutional Taxes, and more Blockades

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This Week In Alberta:

  • It will be a busy week up in Edmonton with Main Estimates debate. The government's first five Bills for this session have also been announced: Bill 1 (Critical Infrastructure Defence Act), Bill 2 (Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Amendment Act), Bill 3 (Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Amendment Act), Bill 4 (Fiscal Planning and Transparency (Fixed Budget Period) Amendment Act), and Bill 5 (Fiscal Measures and Taxation Act).

  • Main Estimates will begin today with Agriculture and Forestry debating their 2020-21 budget at the Resource Stewardship Committee and Seniors and Housing doing the same at the Families and Communities Committee. On Tuesday, Community and Social Services, Indigenous Relations, and Labour and Immigration will do the same at their respective committees.

  • On Wednesday, the Advanced Education, Municipal Affairs, Justice and Solicitor General, and Energy departments will take their turn, while Thursday will be Children’s Services and Transportation, and the remaining departments will have their go during the week of March 16th.


Last Week In Alberta:




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