The government has once again refused to set a timeline for returning to a balanced budget.
The province will spend nearly $22 billion on health care in 2018/19.
It’s not clear that the usual way of doing journalism these days contributes much to good government.
Federal program spending is planned to reach $313.7 billion this year—that’s a 23.5 per cent increase since 2015.
Now that sick days are use-it-or-lose-it, it’s much more rational to take the day at home instead.
As the economic role of government expanded in 20th century Canada, governments lost sight of the law of diminishing returns.
Most of us have deep affection for certain places, but for a business, such emotionalism is pure self-indulgence.
Often, First Nations people receive certain benefits for so long they treat them as entitlements.
In the last 37 fiscal years, the province has only posted seven budget surpluses.