on July 31, 2015
Corporate Welfare for Toyota A Cruel Joke on TaxpayersFederal The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) reacted to the federal-provincial announcement to provide Toyota Canada with $100 million in taxpayer dollars calling it a “cruel joke on taxpayers.
More "Stimulus" is not the answerFederal Storm clouds are forming over Canada’s economy. Largely in part to a dramatic drop in world oil prices, Canada’s economy shrank during the first half of 2015. The drop was small – approximately 0.5 per cent – but a drop nonetheless. And with a federal election call possibly imminent, politicians are naturally looking for ways to convince the voting public that they are “taking action” to “boost” Canada’s economy.
Pan Am Money Literally Down the Drain - CTF Calls for Full AuditOntario Documents obtained by the CTF reveals thousands spent washing Pan Am's borrowed fleet of cars - CTF calls for full audit and accounting of Games by Auditor General
Fighting for Taxpayers: Battles Fought & Battles Ahead
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
on July 09, 2015
BC: Papers Nail TransLink Vote FalloutToday's newspapers had pieces so good we had to post them here. Read More
on July 07, 2015
BC: Taxpayers Continue to React to No TransLink Tax VictoryLetters, we get letters, we get lots and lots of letters. Letters! Read More
on July 06, 2015
BC: Busting Some TransLink YES Side MythsThe defeated YES side is angry. But that doesn't mean they should get away with lying about the result. Read More
on June 30, 2015
BC: CTF Files Complaint With FOI Commissioner Over TransLink Handling of RequestTransLink sent details of a response to our FOI request to a media outlet before giving it to us. We've filed a complaint with the commissioner. Read More
on June 29, 2015
BC: TransLink Admits Cuts Would Come With a YES VoteDon't blame us, Mayors: blame the executives you wanted to given $7.7 billion more to. Read More
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