on August 25, 2015
Bond rating agency issues serious warning about Manitoba financesManitoba The Manitoba budget shows that the province's deficit is bad, but the experts are saying it's much worse.
Taxpayers Paying $18 into MLA Pension Plan for Every $1 Paid by MLAsAtlantic The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has crunched the numbers on the MLA pension plan and notwithstanding two independent reviews and reforms in 2011 and 2014, MLA pensions remain a rich golden parachute.
CTF Releases "15 for 2015" Election Wish ListFederal The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) today released its top 15 policy wish list for the 2015 federal election. “We believe these policies – some small, some big – are practical proposals that will help leave more money in the pockets of Canadians, give them better value for tax dollars spent and hold our politicians more accountable,” said CTF Federal Director Aaron Wudrick “We encourage all parties to steal any and all of our proposals as part of their 2015 campaign.”
Fighting for Taxpayers: Battles Fought & Battles Ahead
on August 17, 2015
NS: How MLA Pension Contribution Ratio is CalculatedRead More
on August 14, 2015
BC: Only One First Nations Band Left To FileWe have two new members of the BC First Nations politicians's $100,000 Club. Read More
on August 13, 2015
Outgoing Alberta MPs lifetime pensions total $22.6 million in addition to severanceHere in Alberta, taxpayers are on the hook for some shiny golden handshakes with our departing federal MPs. Read More
on August 06, 2015
NS: Did the Halifax Rainmen Cost Taxpayers?After skipping out on game 7 of the National Basketball League of Canada finals, then leaving investors holding the bag when the team went bankrupt this summer, a lot of angry fans have unanswered questions about the Halifax Rainmen’s 2014-15 season. Read More
on July 31, 2015
Must be Election Time! Albertans' new presents bought with their own visaIt must be election time! Just how much of our own money has Ottawa thrown at Albertans in the last month? Read More
on July 24, 2015
Pan Am Games Taking Taxpayers to the (Car) WashDocuments Obtained by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation Reveal Over $10,000 spent on car washes months before games even begin Read More
on July 20, 2015
Alberta On Watch: This is our warning to reduce the debt nowIt's official. Alberta is now on watch for our ballooning debt that Moody's Investor Service has said could negatively impact our triple-A credit rating. Read More
on July 14, 2015
The unfortunate impact of Alberta's last royalty reviewThe new NDP government is reviewing the rates of royalties the government receives from oil and gas revenues in the province. What can our history teach us about the province's last royalty review? Read More
on July 10, 2015
How David Slayed the TransLink GiantNo TransLink Tax campaign manager (and friend of the CTF) Hamish Marshall lays out how our little $40,000 campaign took down the $7 million TransLink Mayor Machine. Read More
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