Month: February 2017

Opinion: Protect recovery by sparing public-sector jobs

This guest opinion column was published in the Edmonton Journal on Feb. 28, 2017. In an age of “alternative facts” and divisive politics, we can all agree on this: Alberta needs jobs. Lots of stable, well-paying jobs. What’s the best way to create new jobs and protect existing ones? To steal a familiar line: “It’s the economy, stupid.” Surprised to hear the president of a public-sector union discuss the importance of the economy? Don’t be. Public-sector…

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