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Op-Ed printed in the Toronto StarAugust 12, 2011 By Edmund Pries The headlines have been apocalyptic and relentless. Unless the U.S. cuts trillions in social spending, it will go bankrupt. Unless Canada cuts billions in federal spending, our economy will... Aug. 24, 2011 Issues _ solutions, News
Globe _ Mail PARIS— Reuters Some of France’s richest people, including the billionaire heiress of L’Oreal SA and the head of oil major Total SA, urged the government to tax them more to help solve the country’s financial problems. In a petition... Aug. 23, 2011 Issues _ solutions, News
Op-Ed printed in the New York TimesAugust 15, 2011 By Warren E. Buffett OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.” But when they did the asking, they spared me. I checked with my mega-rich friends to learn what pain they were expecting. They, too,... Aug. 16, 2011 Issues _ solutions, News
By Darcy Henton, Calgary Herald; Postmedia News Many of the candidates running for the Progressive Conservative party leadership are putting the blame for this fall's anticipated teacher layoffs on their own provincial government. They say the Stelmach... Jul. 18, 2011 In the News, K-12 Education
Labour group seeks probe into 'misuse' of funds By Darcy Henton, Calgary Herald Ed Stelmach's program to stimulate drilling during the recession cost taxpayers $2.9 billion and failed to create promised jobs, new wells or new investment in the oilpatch... Jul. 16, 2011 Issues _ solutions, In the News
Province spent $1B more than budgeted on stimulus for oil and gas drilling, report shows By Karen Kleiss, Edmonton Journal The provincial government announced Wednesday it cut the deficit by $1.3 billion to $3.4 billion in 2010-11, prompting opposition... Jun. 30, 2011 In the News, K-12 Education
By Ryan Cormier, Edmonton Journal EDMONTON — On the last day of school for many of it students, the Edmonton Catholic school board made its planned cuts for next year official. The board passed its final budget Tuesday, which includes 97 fewer teaching... Jun. 29, 2011 In the News, K-12 Education
Media ReleaseJune 23, 2011 Join Together Alberta holds Edmonton Town Hall to save education, health and social services EDMONTON - Join Together Alberta (JTA) is holding a town hall meeting tonight in Edmonton to challenge cuts to education, health care... Jun. 23, 2011 About the campaign, Issues _ solutions, News, Democracy, Healthcare, Childcare, Post-Secondary Education, K-12 Education
By Shirley Lin, Fort McMurray Today Alberta has a revenue problem that's leading government to cut spending in public services, and that needs to change. That was the message Public Interest Alberta members conveyed to the small crowd at Waterways'... Jun. 22, 2011 About the campaign, In the News, Post-Secondary Education, K-12 Education, Seniors
Letter to the Editor, printed in the Edmonton Journal I write this letter in hope of being the voice that tips the scale. Vital Alberta early childhood education programs are facing many cutbacks, including the hours of operation. As a parent of a... Jun. 20, 2011 Persons with developmental disabilities (PDD), In the News, K-12 Education