Parkland Institute says Prentice budget falls short
The director of Alberta's Parkland Institute says the provincial budget tabled by Finance Minister Robin Campbell is a missed opportunity to make the changes needed to stabilize revenues and wean the province off its over-dependence on resource revenue. Trevor Harrison says, "rather than deliver the historic budget Premier Prentice been promising for weeks, the budget we see today does precious little to put Alberta on firm fiscal footing." He says minor tweaks to the income tax regime for the highest...