Yes, there’s a new Sheriff in Alberta, Buford T. Notley

Q: “What’s the difference between Canada’s inter-provincial liquor regulations and Smokey and the Bandit? A: One is a farce based on the antics of local authorities chasing around entrepreneurs to enforce prohibition era liquor regulations...and the other is a Burt Reynolds movie. (Ba-dum) The sad reality though is trade regulations governing alcoholic beverages have evolved …

Of Torches, Pitchforks and the Small Business Business Tax Rate

As the story goes CFIB founder John Bulloch was sitting in his tub reading a federal government white paper on tax reform in 1969. When he saw the government planned to "realign" the economy by raising taxes on small businesses in Canada, he took action. He exposed the scheme in the Toronto Telegram and the …