For those of you who think they will not face a heavy load of taxation after the next election; the Government is still short near a billion dollars for new power lines! That coin will come as a new tax measure plus the coin for day to day operations and corporate subsidies.
Probably, "Arms Length" public service pensions administered by AIMCo are being invested in CCS, P3 financing and like programs so they don't show up as a debt. If they treat them like the Heritage fund they will be paid 4% for their "investment" This would be one reason why this Government is pushing so hard on a CCS program rift with misdirection and lies. They have already invested so the WRP grab for attention of saying "stopping CCS" would bring a whole new set of problems.
Strapped for cash they tried Bond funds which didn't fly; industry doesn't trust them; knows better. But it is possible AIMCo bought up a bunch of the bonds and tacked them into their portfolios.
Arms Length with this Government means they can direct the funds which ever way they want, investing in whatever doubtful project they want and the "arms length" comes into effect barring the public from a look at the accounts and investment strategy.
Get rid of these suckers while you still can! And, the WRP is on side with all this stuff so you won't find an improvement there. If anything it will be much worse.