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This April, we’re showcasing the amazing work of our researchers and students and how the issues they’re tackling every day may be complex, but giving is easy. On April 25, we’re rallying our community to raise $1 million in support of their
Poised to implement its own Property Assessed Clean Energy program (PACE), Alberta is in an ideal position to develop regulations that address the program’s main issues by learning from other jurisdictions’ experiences with PACE.
Philip Bazel looks on a sales tax as an acquired taste for Albertans, who so far have shown little interest in acquiring such a taste. Nonetheless, he says a sales tax is a “pretty clean revenue source,” that has fewer negative impacts than other types of taxes. And while Alberta “falls flat” on the sales tax scenario right now, it is definitely competitive with other provinces when it comes to corporate tax rates.
In 2017, the prevalence of poverty fell in all provinces relative to 2007, however the measured depth of poverty increased. The figure presents data from 2007 and 2017 showing, for each province, the prevalence and the depth of poverty. The prevalence of poverty is the percentage of a provincial population living with an income…
The federal government has pledged to update Canada’s official development assistance (ODA) policy and this paper examines the potential important role of remittances in the development program. Remittances can serve as a significant form of cross-border capital flows and can have sizable effects on both the sending and receiving countries…
University of Calgary chancellor Deborah Yedlin joins Global News Calgary to discuss The School’s latest Current Affairs event “Alberta’s Fork in the Road- The Impact of Potential Outcomes of the Provincial Election”- The panel of experts assessed the pitches being made by provincial politicians in this year’s election and their possible impacts on Albertans.