on September 29, 2014
Pay Down the Federal Debt: CTF Pre-Budget SubmissionFederal “After pushing the debt past the $600 billion mark, it’s time to pay it down,” said CTF Federal Director Gregory Thomas. “We shouldn’t pass the burden of that mountain of debt on to future generations.”
Stop Punishing Consumers for “Buying Canadian”Federal The Harper Conservatives do have a real opportunity to help consumers and boost the economy, especially since the federal budget is nearly balanced: They should eliminate sales tax — GST and HST— on digital downloads of books, music, television shows, video games and movies.
Provincial Auditor Needs to Investigate Bipole CostManitoba The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF), Bipole III Coalition and Manitoba Forward today called on the Provincial Auditor’s Office to investigate Manitoba Hydro’s revolving door of estimates related to the new Bipole III transmission line project.
Sign our Petition calling for the revoking of pensions for convicted MPs & Senators!Federal MPs and Senators should not collect their Parliamentary pension if convicted of defrauding taxpayers. SIGN OUR PETITION!
on September 26, 2014
BC: Cities Should Quit Volunteering For DownloadingWhen you hear a mayor complain about provincial downloading, double check to see if the city volunteered to take it on. Read More
on September 26, 2014
FED: Chief and Council Pay - How Transparency Can Change ThingsPeople often wonder if transparency can really do much on aboriginal reserves? Well, take a look at these examples... Read More
on September 24, 2014
BC: Cities Need To Get FocusedA move to keep the UBCM focused on actual issues affecting local government would be good for taxpayers... Read More
on September 23, 2014
BC: UBCM Spends Tax Dollars To Prep Incumbents CampaignsWhy are politicians getting a leg-up on their competition at a conference they're attending on the taxpayers' dime? Read More
on September 22, 2014
BC: FNFTA Weekly Update - Another $100K ChiefOur weekly check-in to see which bands have filed their First Nations Financial Transparency Act paperwork. Read More
on September 19, 2014
BC: Asia Trade Commissioner Spends More Time in BC Than In, Er, AsiaWhy are we paying Ben Stewart to be in B.C.? Read More
on September 18, 2014
BC: Nanaimo Daily News on Municipal WagesNanaimo's paper of record comes out swinging on municipal labour costs. Read More
on September 17, 2014
BC: More Additions to the $100,000 Chiefs' ClubKeeping an eye on B.C. filings under the First Nations Financial Transparency Act. Read More
on September 16, 2014
BC: Cities Overpaying for LabourA new report shows BC cities overpaying the market for its employees. Read More
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