Leduc No. 1 and all that: Was February 13, 1947, Alberta’s unluckiest lucky day?

PHOTOS: Dignitaries stand around and have their photos taken at the Leduc No. 1 well near Devon on – if the Internet is to be believed – this

We frown on smiles! The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is unhappy to learn public-sector workers are happy

PHOTOS: Canadian public sector employees like these workers are just too darned happy and must be made to stop smiling, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation believes. Actual Canadian public

Give a thought to Alberta’s approaching budget day: there’s little to gain and plenty to lose from ‘debt free’ government

PHOTOS: Former premier Ralph Klein, now elevated to sainthood by the neoliberal cargo cult, celebrating the retirement of Alberta’s debt in 2004, never mind the mess the infrastructure

Shhhhhh! Don’t tell anyone: As PM, Stephen Harper’s economic performance is a bust!

PHOTOS: From the sublime to the ridiculous? Liberal Lester Pearson, the top postwar economic performer among Canadian prime ministers. Below:  Stephen  Harper, the bottom. Below him: Pierre Trudeau

What the Fraser Institute’s numbers actually show, minus the spin: Alberta has a revenue problem, not a spending problem

If the Fraser Institute told the whole truth, or if the mainstream media did its job, here’s the what the first sentence of the “Alberta’s finances are in

You could drive one of those tar sands heavy haulers through the gaping holes in the latest Fraser Institute ‘study’ of Alberta’s finances

Alberta should adopt a sales tax, according to the latest press release from the Fraser Institute. But don’t worry, the latest piece of far-right puffery from the market-fundamentalist “think

CFIB members please post: ‘Money from public sector wages & pensions NOT wanted here!’

Whew! That was a close one! We almost improved the Canada Pension Plan! “Small business owners and employees can breathe a sigh of relief for the time being,” the