THE BOTTOM LINE

with Rick Peterson


Welcome to "The Bottom Line" - Rick Peterson's take on issues, ideas, people, and events that directly affect Edmonton Strathcona. Every Tuesday and Friday he will post an article with his point of view as a private sector business owner and as a Conservative. If you would like to receive notifications when new articles are posted, click here sign up for the mailing list.

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Say "Bye-Bye!" to UBI

Universal Basic Income is an intriguing idea whose time has come – and should be shown the door.

September 15, 2020

Say

Save Campus Saint-Jean

Below is a column that should be required reading for everyone in Edmonton Strathcona. We risk losing Campus Saint-Jean, a key centre of learning and defense of francophone rights in...

September 11, 2020

Save Campus Saint-Jean


Strong Alberta Show In Shadow Cabinet

On Tuesday Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole unveiled our party’s shadow cabinet, which features nine Members of Parliament from Alberta. We all know that regional representation is of growing concern for...

September 08, 2020

Strong Alberta Show In Shadow Cabinet

Don't Kill the Gig Economy

If you want to learn how we can help Canadians get out of this COVID-19 economic pothole we’ve hit, have a chat with your next Uber driver.

September 04, 2020

Don't Kill the Gig Economy


Are we Behind in the Race for a Vaccine?

To say that Canada desperately needs access to a Covid-19 vaccine is an understatement. Once a vaccine is created, it is vital that our representatives in Ottawa do everything they...

August 28, 2020

Are we Behind in the Race for a Vaccine?


Elvis has Left the Room

We’ve got a new Finance Minister. Who doesn’t appear to at all be like the old Finance Minister. And that’s likely bad news for Canada.

August 21, 2020

Elvis has Left the Room

China's Hands on Canadian Gold Miners?

Gold prices have been on a run over the past several weeks, with gold futures hitting all-time highs in the US $2,000 per ounce range.

August 18, 2020

China's Hands on Canadian Gold Miners?

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