The Latest From Holly Nicholas
January 21, 2017
The Honey Badger Brigade started off as a group of women that put voice to their thoughts on men’s rights in order to bring the issues to the table.
January 20, 2017
Earlier, I told you about the wasteful spending that Calgary City Council has been involved with based on items I found in a Freedom of Information request that spanned city contracts from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016.
January 20, 2017
Calgary City Council has a spending problem, so much so that a 2015 Toyota Prius worth $208,039.55 was a priority in 2015. Was it gold plated, and did it come with a chauffeur? Either this is the real cost of the car, the city missed that they were overcharged, or they spent that much on it knowingly.
January 18, 2017
The NDP told us not to worry about the trickle down effects of their carbon tax, but now many businesses—from trucking companies to daycares—have announced added costs that will be passed on to Albertans.
January 15, 2017
(January 16, 2017 Correction: "The University of Texas strongly values academic freedom and free-speech rights regardless of political affiliation and the university would never cancel a class under circumstances like this. More than five years ago, Professor Bonevac decided of his own accord to stop teaching this class. This was his decision taken on his initiative. The university is a community of people with wide-ranging social and political views across the spectrum of society, and we respect and protect the free-speech rights of all members of our community, regardless of political orientation.")
January 14, 2017
An outrageous example of a hydro bill coming out of Ontario from a manufacturing company shows just how bad Liberal policies are for business.
January 13, 2017
Mayor Nenshi had a Jim Prentice “math is hard” moment just a couple of days ago in response to Conservative MP Michelle Rempel’s scrutiny of City Council’s business tax calculation which results in a transfer of tax liabilities from one business to another.
January 12, 2017
Calgary property assessments are out and residential property values are down by an average of 6 per cent. The City has what they call a “revenue neutral” calculation that it uses to determine how much businesses will pay so, if your assessment is above that 6 per cent decrease, you’re going to pay more despite the Mayor and City Council calling this a tax freeze.
January 11, 2017
Calgary’s Mayor Nenshi is one of those politicians that people in the city like, which is why he wins elections. He hasn’t ever had to face any real competition and his big smile and political snark seem to have won Calgarians over in previous years, but his approval ratings are way down.
January 09, 2017
Barack Obama and Justin Trudeau have made a joint decision to ban drilling in the Arctic. For the US, it will be permanent, while in Canada, a five year review will be conducted, based on climate and marine science.