on October 20, 2016
BC Taxpayers Hissed at TransLink: Did Mayors Hear?British Columbia The TransLink mayors want three increases: a 25 cent hike in fares, a $3 increase in property tax and a new development cost charge (DCC) on housing.
Taxpayers Federation Launches Campaign to “Stop High Energy Bills”Ontario - New website www.StopHighEnergyBills.ca encourages public to take action on government’s interference in electricity sector and cost of planned new tax on home heating and gasoline - Province-wide billboard campaign asks politicians to “leave our energy bills alone”
CTF Launches Calgary Billboard Urging Alberta Government to Scrap the Carbon TaxAlberta Today the CTF launched a billboard campaign in Calgary, urging the Alberta government to scrap its harmful carbon tax. The billboard is located on 16th Avenue at 12th Street NW, across the street from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) campus.
CTF Slams Trudeau's Carbon TaxFederal The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) today slammed Prime Minister Trudeau's pledge to impose a rising national 'floor price' which could result in the average Canadian family paying $2,569 per year in new taxes by 2022.
on October 19, 2016
BC: Oliver Faces Police Cost CliffA new prison could push Oliver over the 5,000 population mark. Read More
on October 18, 2016
BC: Minister Fires Vancouver School BoardShouldn't it be up to voters to fire duly-elected politicians? Read More
on October 17, 2016
BC: FNFTA Weekly UpdateWeekly check-in on BC First Nations Financial Transparency Act filings. Read More
on October 14, 2016
Tax Talk: The Atlantic Provinces Strike Back (Against The Trudeau Carbon Tax)CTF Atlantic Director Kevin Lacey joins Paige MacPherson and Jordan Bateman to talk about Nova Scotia and Newfoundland's opposition to the Trudeau carbon tax. Read More
on October 14, 2016
Estimating Lifetime PensionsWe get asked why we calculate politician’s lifetime pensions to age 90. Before we used that age estimate we did the calculation to age 75 and later to age 80. We used those ages because they were around the average life expectancy in Canada. Then in 2012 we found out that Member’s of Parliament were living much longer than that. Read More
on October 13, 2016
BC: Municipal/Provincial Building Code Makes Housing Even More UnaffordableLook in the mirror, politicians, when complaining about the cost of living in BC. Read More
on October 12, 2016
BC: Carrot Rewards an Expensive BustWe warned you! Read More
on October 11, 2016
BC: FNFTA Weekly UpdateKeeping an eye on BC FNFTA filings. Read More
on October 07, 2016
BC: CTF Makes Debt, MSP Pitch to Budget CommitteeJordan Bateman presented the CTF's 2017-18 budget recommendations to a legislative committee Oct. 6. Read More
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