The truth was that the provincial government had fudged the numbers and in fact the government ended up running a $2.6 billion deficit, the second largest deficit while under Don Getty's watch. This game of jiggery-pokery wasn't appreciated by Albertans and as such they started demanding the government open up their books and tell Albertans on a regular basis what was going on with the provincial budget.
National Communications Manager, Alberta Director, Taxpayer.com
Scott grew up in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, where he continues to live. A long-time CTF supporter, Scott worked as a speechwriter and public policy researcher with the Government Members' Research Branch in Edmonton before becoming the Alberta director. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. <br> <br> Scott previously served on the Fort Saskatchewan Minor Hockey Association Executive and the Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Student Work Program Committee and is a founding and current member of the Fort Saskatchewan Urban Forest Committee. During the winter, Scott referees hockey in the Edmonton area. <br> <br> Scott enjoys running, playing basketball, slo-pitch and golf.
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