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Edmonton Social Planning Council sees good and bad in the province's budget
Albertans are going to have to get used to paying a health-care levy, again, but not everyone. John Kolkman, the Research Coordinator for the Edmonton Social Planning Council which focuses on topics related to low-income and poverty, says he wasn't really expecting to see that low and modest income earners will not have to pay the new levy in Alberta's latest budget. "I was a bit surprised, in so far as the old health care premiums tax that they had previously was a very regressive tax where...

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