Go ahead Jim Prentice: raise taxes in Alberta and see if by 2025 the province isn’t an economic shithole like Quebec and Ontario.

With oil prices below $50 per barrel WCS,i however momentarily, Alberta Premier Jim Prenticeii is already bringing up the prospect of increasing taxes to make up for the $7 bn lossiii his government is expecting in 2015.iv The local papers report that he’s “willing to talk about new taxes,” as if that required the heroism […]