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Less infrastructure funding leaves municipalities with tough decisions

Under a new funding formula, Alberta municipalities are receiving less funding from the provincial government than they did in 2011, leading to potential tax hikes
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Debate continues over impact of next minimum wage increase

In Niverville, Manitoba, one chartered professional accountant gives his perspective on a minimum wage that has increased by nearly four dollars in two years
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Carbon rebate could bode well for businesses: advocate

Small businesses are pleased to see the carbon rebate being rolled out but are nervous about the repercussions of the capital gains tax changes
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Unpaid taxes by oil and gas companies remains a concern for rural municipalities

In recent years, the issue of oil and gas companies owing money to Alberta municipalities has become a significant concern, with millions in unpaid taxes