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Offline Granny

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Re: Alberta provincial election
« Reply #105 on: April 22, 2019, 08:25:38 am »
Could this be true?
https://pressprogress.ca/jason-kenneys-economic-policies-would-eliminate-more-jobs-than-2015-oil-crash-new-study-shows/
"Those cuts alone would directly reduce the province’s GDP by 2.5%, and eliminate 27,700 public-sector jobs over four years. But Kenney’s $3.7 billion corporate giveaway wouldn’t only gut public-sector jobs.

Mackenzie found the UCP’s corporate-friendly fiscal platform would also lead to the elimination of 30,600 private sector jobs.

“Public sector spending is an economic stimulant,” Mackenzie told PressProgress. “In addition to the direct jobs created, that additional spending generates indirect economic gains.”