The government sector in Alberta is unhappy and they want Premier Alison Redford and her colleagues to know it. Universities are advertising against provincial reductions in their funding; government unions are activating their members about proposed pension changes, reforms that would make them more akin to the private sector and less like a taxpayer-funded entitlement.
Such reforms and others are long overdue and the finance minister and his colleagues should be commended for starting to tackle the difficult issue of public sector pension reform. They still have a long way to go though.
If there's one thing Albertans can expect to see from today's fiscal update, according to opposition parties, it's that the province continues to bleed money. Finance Minister Doug Horner will present...