on May 24, 2016
Taxpayers Federation Calls on Toronto Executive Committee to reject calls for bid on Expo 2025Ontario City Manager Report finds that Toronto’s spending is rising faster than revenue, yet Executive Committee is considering spending hundreds of millions on Expo 2025
Axe the Gasoline Tax-on-TaxFederal OTTAWA, ON: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calling on the federal government to end the practice of calculating the HST/GST after provincial and federal excise taxes have already been charged. This practice of “tax-on-tax” was highlighted as part of the CTF’s 18th annual Gas Tax Honesty Day, with press conferences held across the country from Vancouver to Fredericton.
Taxpayers Federation Slams Wynne’s $7 Billion Carbon SchemeOntario The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is slamming the Wynne government’s plan for $7 billion in spending and a slew new regulations related to home heating and fuel transportation, among other things.
CTF Applauds Trudeau Government’s New Policy Directive on Access to InformationFederal The CTF applauded the new policy directive announced today by Treasury Board President Scott Brison which will see all access to information request fees beyond the initial $5 filing fee dropped, as well as the requirement for officials to release information in more user-friendly formats.
on May 20, 2016
Tax Talk Live: Unions, FNFTA & Trudeaus w/ Colin CraigTalking taxes with a CTF legend. Read More
on May 19, 2016
Taxpayers Paid Hundreds of Thousands Waiting for NS Gov To Act on BloomfieldAccording to documents received through FOI and from HRM, taxpayers are paying tens of thousands of dollars a month to maintain empty buildings while the City of Halifax and the Province decide what to do with them. Read More
on May 18, 2016
Are board members of the Alberta teachers’ benefit plan jetting to Hawaii on the taxpayer dime?How much are these board members receiving in compensation, per diems and travel? Read More
on May 17, 2016
BC: Annacis Sewage Conference Centre StinksWhy did Metro Vancouver build a convention centre in one of the stinkiest spots in the Lower Mainland? Read More
on May 17, 2016
Don't let the Alberta government off the hook for eliminating its own self-imposed debt ceilingSo much for government accountability! The Alberta NDP government is repealing its own self-imposed debt ceiling, just a few months after introducing it. Read More
on May 05, 2016
BC Transit Video Cost $2,914 Per Social Media ShareAn early contender for the 2017 Teddy Waste Awards... Read More
on May 04, 2016
BC: TransLink Polling on More Taxes?Someone's spending some money asking Lower Mainlanders if we'd pay more in taxes to TransLink. Read More
on May 03, 2016
BC: Fernie Mayor Supports Massive Raise For Fernie MayorA mayor in line for an 80% pay raise supports that 80% pay raise. Read More
on April 29, 2016
Tax Talk Live #17 - Dancing on Greg Selinger's Political Grave w/ Todd MacKaySee ya, Manitoba NDP. Read More
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