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How Albertans can invest in their future – again

MCGARVEY (Troy Media) But before they can begin to retool the economy, they must first purge themselves of the idea that the market is the best instrument to determine their future

Can Alberta’s new right make room for progressives?

MCGARVEY (Troy Media) An overly-conservative platform would likely alienate many of those non-aligned middle-of-the-road voters who elected the inexperienced Rachel Notley into office

The hard truth about soft economic policy

MCGARVEY (Troy Media) You don’t have to be an economist to know that rising interest rates will hurt a lot of Canadians but especially young families

The dilemma of Omar Khadr

POLITICS (Troy Media) The child soldier argument may support Khadr’s repatriation, but whether the Liberal’s decision to pay him $10.5 million is politically wise remains to be seen

Indigenous Canadians must embrace the future, not dwell on the past

MCGARVEY (Troy Media) As Canada begins its next 150 years, there is great potential for prosperity and progress for everyone, provided we accept basic tenets of modern nationhood

In Trump’s wake, a new world order can inspire us again

MCGARVEY (Troy Media) Western values for westerners has a nice ring to it. Let the rest of the world make their own value choices. It sure beats neo-colonial wars in distant lands

Civil law under attack from new and powerful enemy

MCGARVEY (Troy Media) The disproportionate impact of activists through social media could swamp legally-held rights and trample on centuries of legal history

China offers a lesson on financing infrastructure

MCGARVEY (Troy Media) China built 20,000 km of high-speed rail infrastructure without raising taxes or becoming indebted to international bond markets

Why cultural appropriation is a good thing

MCGARVEY (Troy Media) It’s difficult to point to an attribute in any culture that hasn’t been copied from another culture. Sharing cultural properties is how humanity advances

Oil price instability a wakeup call for Alberta

MCGARVEY (Troy Media) The province’s undercapitalized and underperforming technology sector could, if adequately supported, deliver above-average returns for 20 or more years

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