With the province reeling from a crash in oil prices and record budget deficits, we look back on a decade of tax cuts by the PC Government, and how much they cost.
No one likes it when taxes go up, but sometimes it’s for the best.
Years of unaffordable tax breaks for rich people have contributed to a yawning budget deficit. It’s time to reverse course.
One Labradorian pokes holes in the provincial government’s Northern Strategic Plan as falling short of providing adequate investments to promote growth in Labrador. Not only does the oil boom not contribute to Labrador development, the Labrador boom fails to as well.
If the boom has not led to a marked increase in inequality, the same cannot be said for government policies. They markedly increased our levels of inequality.