Saskatchewan Says Federal Carbon Tax Is A Job Killer, But Is It Really?

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says the federal carbon tax is killing jobs, but experts and even the province’s trade minister say it’s not that easy to calculate. The government reports that jobs are down in the oil and gas sector by about 1,400 and by another 1,500 in mining compared with July 2018. The province brought in its own tax on excess emissions from heavy industry in January, but consumers became subject to the federal carbon tax in April, because Saskatchewan did not have its own pricing deemed acceptable by Ottawa. The province is taking its challenge of the federal tax to the Supreme Court. “You’re not going to… Read More

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Joe Walsh reportedly wants to troll Trump by recruiting George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, to work on his 2020 campaign

The former GOP congressman and Tea Party firebrand Joe Walsh is reportedly trying to recruit George Conway, a fierce critic of President Donald Trump and the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, to play a senior role in his 2020 primary challenge against Trump. Conway rose to fame for his scathing critiques of White House dysfunction and allegations that Trump is mentally unstable and unfit to serve as president. According to The New York Times, Walsh and Conway met on Thursday to discuss strategy and Walsh asked Conway to join his campaign, but Conway didn’t commit to anything. George Conway’s public criticisms of Trump have put him at odds… Read More

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