on May 26, 2015
Do The Crime, Lose Your Taxpayer-Funded PensionFederal These are tough times for Canada’s Senate. The so-called members of the Chamber of “sober second thought” may soon be driven to drink — hopefully not on the taxpayers’ dime. There is a seemingly eternal parade of bad news: from Mac Harb to Patrick Brazeau and Pamela Wallin, to the never-ending trial of Mike Duffy, to the looming report from the auditor-general expected in the coming weeks, which is expected to identify additional cases of improper and wasteful spending by senators.
Fighting for Taxpayers: Battles Fought and Battles AheadFederal VICTORIA, BC: A new book authored by Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) President Troy Lanigan will hit book stores this week in conjunction with a 10-city tour to promote the book and celebrate the CTF’s 25th anniversary.
No New Tax Powers Without a Citywide ReferendumAlberta Calgary City Council is currently mulling over a number of ways they could grab more of your cash to fund their transit plans. Some of them represent a major shift in the traditional taxing powers of Canadian cities, and all of them represent a major dent in Calgarians’ wallets.
Daifallah Named CTF Board ChairFederal REGINA, SK: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) today announced the appointment of Adam Daifallah of Montreal as Chairman of its Board of Directors, effective immediately, following the retirement of Michael Binnion as Chairman and director.
on May 15, 2015
BC Guest Blog: How Long Has This Been Goin' On?In this guest blog post, Douglas Kerr despairs for the future of Canada. Read More
on May 05, 2015
Go West Young Man, and Not For the Mountain Views (Why corporate tax hikes are wrong for Alberta)Raising corporate taxes would be the wrong move for Alberta. Alberta’s economy is struggling, and politicians with sticky fingers are looking at how they can balance the books without cutting back their own bloated spending. You can hear the Tax Man’s boot steps from miles away. One proposal has been to raise corporate taxes. But this would be the wrong move. In tough times, we cannot lose sight of what Alberta has been doing right. Read More
on April 29, 2015
BC: FNFTA Weekly UpdateJust four left unfiled - High Bar, Popkum, Semiahmoo, Skatin Read More
on March 12, 2015
BC: FNFTA Update - Six To GoOnly six B.C. bands are left to file their overdue FNFTA documents. Read More
on March 12, 2015
Green Rejection: Carbon tax suffers blistering defeat in Swiss referendumWhile Canadian politicians are throwing out the idea of a carbon tax in Ontario and even nationally, citizens of a green-friendly European nation have soundly rejected a carbon tax. Read More
on February 27, 2015
How the CTF just about made it on "60 Minutes"On February 12, 2015, American reporter Bob Simon, 73, was killed in a car crash. He traveled the world providing interviews for CBS’ popular news program 60 Minutes. Read More
on February 03, 2015
BC: FNFTA Weekly UpdateOnly eight First Nations are left to file in B.C. Read More
on January 28, 2015
MB: MLA Pension Plan Worth a LookAs far as I can tell, the government doesn’t release any details as to how much the pension plan for provincial MLAs is costing taxpayers each year and what its liabilities are in the future...that needs to change. Read More
on January 21, 2015
Update from Irv Leroux/Duty of CareThe wheels of justice grind ever so slooooooowly. Read More
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