#49 INTERVIEW – Ted Morton on Equalization

Episode 53 January 28, 2021 00:26:15
#49 INTERVIEW – Ted Morton on Equalization
Canadian Taxpayers Podcast
#49 INTERVIEW – Ted Morton on Equalization
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Show Notes

We've got an important interview for you. Ted Morton is a former Alberta finance minister, and a senior fellow at The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary, and at the Manning Centre for Building Democracy.

Our Alberta Director Franco Terrazano spoke with him about the unfair impact of equalization on the Alberta economy, and the upcoming provincial referendum on equalization.

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has launched the Fight Equalization campaign to oppose equalization in that provincial referendum, which being held on Oct. 18, 2021.

You can learn more here: https://fightequalization.ca/

And here: https://sutherlandhousebooks.com/project/moment-of-truth/

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