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Coal Phase Out a Costly Error

The Alberta Government’s plan to accelerate the phasing out of coal power plants is a short sighted and costly endeavour that will see Alberta’s economic competitiveness erode even further. Alberta has 18 coal power plants and the government is going to close them...

Municipal and School Board Carbon Tax Increases

It is time for our local MLA’s and the provincial NDP government to provide our local municipal government and school boards with concrete answers regarding the carbon tax. The lack of information provided is irresponsible at best. Who is expected to pay the...

Carbon Tax Will Increase the Price Of Everything

January 1, 2017 was not a popular day if you needed to fill up your car with gasoline. For many of us it was our first introduction to the NDP governments new carbon tax. Gas prices go up and down all the time. There are many reasons for  this. But the hike on January...

Happy New Year’s 2017

The Strathcona County Taxpayers Association would like to wish all residents of Strathcona County a happy and prosperous 2017. The upcoming year is a municipal election year and on October 16 we will be asked to vote for a new Strathcona County Council. The adoption...