on October 24, 2016
Taxpayers launch billboard encouraging Premier Wall to keep fighting carbon taxesSaskatchewan The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) unveiled an electronic billboard ad calling on Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall to keep fighting the federal government’s proposed carbon tax. The billboard is on the corner of Albert Street and Saskatchewan Drive in Regina.
Taxpayers Federation Asks Ontario Government to Disclose Price Province Will Pay for Electricity from QuebecOntario Ontario government announced deal to purchase hydroelectric power from Quebec from 2017 to 2023 but refuses to disclose price of that power Ontario has some of the highest electricity rates in North America and produces more electricity than is consumed
BC Taxpayers Hissed at TransLink: Did Mayors Hear?British Columbia The TransLink mayors want three increases: a 25 cent hike in fares, a $3 increase in property tax and a new development cost charge (DCC) on housing.
CTF Slams Trudeau's Carbon TaxFederal The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) today slammed Prime Minister Trudeau's pledge to impose a rising national 'floor price' which could result in the average Canadian family paying $2,569 per year in new taxes by 2022.
on October 21, 2016
Tax Talk: SK, MB Carbon Taxes w/ Todd MacKayWhat will Brad Wall and Brian Pallister do? Read More
on October 20, 2016
BC: NDP Pitch Electoral Reform - and ReferendumThe CTF has long supported changing our voting system away from first past the post, but with an important caveat: the public must agree to the change through a referendum. Read More
on October 19, 2016
BC: Oliver Faces Police Cost CliffA new prison could push Oliver over the 5,000 population mark. Read More
on October 18, 2016
BC: Minister Fires Vancouver School BoardShouldn't it be up to voters to fire duly-elected politicians? Read More
on October 17, 2016
BC: FNFTA Weekly UpdateWeekly check-in on BC First Nations Financial Transparency Act filings. Read More
on October 14, 2016
Tax Talk: The Atlantic Provinces Strike Back (Against The Trudeau Carbon Tax)CTF Atlantic Director Kevin Lacey joins Paige MacPherson and Jordan Bateman to talk about Nova Scotia and Newfoundland's opposition to the Trudeau carbon tax. Read More
on October 14, 2016
Estimating Lifetime PensionsWe get asked why we calculate politician’s lifetime pensions to age 90. Before we used that age estimate we did the calculation to age 75 and later to age 80. We used those ages because they were around the average life expectancy in Canada. Then in 2012 we found out that Member’s of Parliament were living much longer than that. Read More
on October 13, 2016
BC: Municipal/Provincial Building Code Makes Housing Even More UnaffordableLook in the mirror, politicians, when complaining about the cost of living in BC. Read More
on October 12, 2016
BC: Carrot Rewards an Expensive BustWe warned you! Read More
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