The City of Calgary spends billions of dollars each year and there’s bound to be plenty of disagreement between its nearly 1.3 million residents about how that money should be allocated. But if there’s one thing Calgarians can agree on — it’s that we should spend less on public art. That’s according to a wide-ranging […]

Source: CBC

Despite a “dizzying array of social services” available in Calgary and other cities across the country, people who need help often don’t know where or how to access those supports, a new report from the School of Public Policy indicates. Written by School of Public Policy fellow Alina Turner and Diana Krecsy, the president and […]

Source: Calgary Herald

Trevor Tombe is an associate professor of economics at the University of Calgary, and a research fellow at the School of Public Policy. Financial transfers from Ottawa – and the provinces’ disputes over them – are central to the Canadian experience. They are a key reason why our country exists at all, but also a […]

Source: Globe and Mail

It was one of the toughest decisions Alberta has ever taken, wrote Premier Rachel Notley. She’s right. Alberta — one of the largest oil and gas producers on earth — will cut oil production by 325,000 barrels per day or roughly 8.7 per cent, starting in January. This was a big decision, but one firmly grounded in both […]

Source: CBC