Post by Nobody Post by M I Wakefield Post by M I Wakefield Post by Nobody Post by M I Wakefield
A new vote projection points to a solid UCP majority in
Data compiled for MacleanÃÂ¢Ã¢ÂÂ¬Ã¢ÂÂ¢s by 338Canada.com
suggests the UCP could win 58 seats despite the NDP picking
up support in the last two weeks
Post by M I Wakefield Post by Nobody
Be nice if the NDP lost enough seats to lose official party status.
But has their mismanagement really sunk to Wynne-ian levels?
Not remotely. The UCP is running on a Nostalgia ticket: the
Energy BIZ has moved past Petroleum. Unfortunately every Fake
Fonzie from east of the Lakes moved here over the last 40 years
and they're all voting for Potsie Kenney 'cuz he makes them feel
Moved past petroleum? What planet are you on?
Environmental and clean-technology industries accounted for a
puny 3.1 per cent of CanadaÂs GDP in 2017. More importantly,
StatCan noted that this ratio has remained relatively stable
since 2007 when the data began. The green economyÂs share of GDP
stagnated for 10 of the biggest years for pro-green policies and
hefty government support, and against historically slow growth in
the rest of the economy. If the green economy cannot flourish in
these circumstances, it is doubtful it ever will.
The green economy is even less important for jobs, contributing
only 1.6 per cent of total employment. If clean-tech and
green-tech are the jobs of tomorrow, as their boosters tirelessly
claim, then our job prospects are bleak indeed.
*nobody* is spendin' *any* brains on oil. It's a has-been, like