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Alberta’s clean-tech sector could be one of the province’s few growth businesses in 2016

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CALGARY – While many companies that service the oil and gas industry are struggling with record-low demand for their expertise, Scott Nelson and his team have become steadily busier in recent weeks. Oilfield services companies face a 2016 where there’s little left to cut As prices started receding in November …

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Jack M. Mintz: How small businesses get taxed more under Trudeau II

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When I was an undergraduate studying tax policy, I remember John Bulloch’s vicious attack on Pierre Elliott Trudeau’s tax reform package, which was particularly threatening to small businesses and investors. Bulloch, head of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, was successful in paring back proposals that would have squeezed many …

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