Freedom School Conference 2018

Stemming the Tide of Red Ink: Meeting Canada’s Debt and Deficit Challenges

Conference Videos

Opening remarks – “Stemming the Tide of Red Ink” conference March 2-3 2018

Balancing The Budget- The Big Picture

Dr. John Robson

More Money Through Less Government

Catherine Swift

Now That I’m Elected

Drew Barnes, MLA for Cypress-Medicine Hat (Alberta)

Increasing Revenue by Improving Market Access

Sophie Griffiths and Robert Rolfe

Change is Not Just About Numbers

Lloyd Snelgrove

Fighting Back

Colin Craig

More Money through Tax Reform

Jack Mintz

What’s Really in a Budget

David Jackson

UCP Legislative and Outreach Assistant, explains how citizens and legislators can actually find the information they need about government spending.

What Went Wrong

Stockwell Day

Provinces and Pension Ponzi

Bill Tufts, author of “Pension Ponzi: How Public Sector Unions are Bankrupting Canada’s Health Care, Education and Your Retirement”, explains the alarming off-book obligations governments carry for underfunded public sector pension plans.

Is Municipal Council A Team Sport?

Stuart Taylor

The Property Tax Conundrum

Marcel Latouche

Ten Ways to Avoid a Property Tax Hike

Colin Craig

How We Did It…

Former councillor and mayor Dan Ashton and senior manager Annette Antoniak discuss how they actually did control spending and reform operations at the Economic Education Association of Alberta 5th annual Freedom School conference, on “Stemming the Tide of Red Ink: Meeting Canada’s Debt and Deficit Challenges”

Panel Discussion

Former councillor and mayor Dan Ashton, senior manager Annette Antoniak, former councillor Stuart Taylor, Institute for Public Sector Accountability CEO Marcel Latouche and Colin Craig of the Canadian Taxpayers’ Federation answer audience questions at the Economic Education Association of Alberta 5th annual Freedom School conference, on “Stemming the Tide of Red Ink: Meeting Canada’s Debt and Deficit Challenges”

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