At worst, economic development funds become political slush funds that channel corporate welfare into votes.
Paige MacPherson is the Alberta Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.
Calgary taxpayers have now had a little time to recover from the puzzling pitch for public cash that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman delivered when he came to town. Bettman may have left, but the ask is still on the table.
02/22/2016 01:05 EST
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