BC: TransLink Desperate to Change Channel on SkyTrain Failures
July 23, 2014Nothing to see here, folks, Move along - just don't pry open doors on stopped SkyTrain cars to do it...
Balanced Budget and Debt-Free Alberta Pledge Signatures
July 23, 2014The following MLAs have signed the CTF's Balanced Budget and Debt-Free Alberta Pledge
Tax Talk #50 - Paul Martin Receives a Debt Fighter Award
July 14, 2014The only Finance Minister to substantially pay down federal debt received an award from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation in Vancouver.
BC: Keep Taxpayer Dollars Out Of The TransLink Referendum
July 11, 2014A post in which we link to the Marxist-Leninist Daily. For realsies.
SK: $142.6 Million SaskPower Headquarters Refurbishment
July 07, 2014SaskPower is looking at a $142.6 million refurbishment to their Regina headquarters. See the document here...
Meddling or Trying to Save Taxpayers Money?
July 04, 2014The audit notes an email from former City o Winnipeg CAO Phil Sheegl about a city employee trying to "meddle" in a decision to award a contract to Shindico. Perhaps the employee was just trying to save the city a small fortune...
Disgraced Fort Mac Bureaucrat Surfaces as Manitoba Union CEO
July 03, 2014Remember Sudhir Sandu? He’s the former Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (greater Fort McMurray) senior bureaucrat who resigned under a cloud of suspicion this winter with a KPMG audit pending. A tipster to the CTF informs us that he has resurfaced as the CEO of the Manitoba Building Trades and Allied Hydro Council, an umbrella union organization.
BC: Guest Post - Language Schools Battle Bureaucracy Blitz
June 30, 2014Government uncertainty is hurting a vital industry in B.C.
BC: TransLink Head Has Pay Frozen - Should Be Slashed
June 30, 2014Why is this man smiling? Because he's the head of TransLink and being paid $88,000 a year more than any other transit CEO in Canada.
Tax Talk #49 - Municipal Menu w/ guest Colin Craig
June 26, 2014It's municipal election season in British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario, and the CTF's Prairie Director Colin Craig has put together a menu of 25 campaign platform planks he hopes city candidates will adopt.
BC: Brian Lilley and Jordan Bateman on the BCTF's Fight Against Economic Growth
June 24, 2014Jordan Bateman and Sun TV host Brian Lilley talk about the BCTF's refusal to allow the provincial economy to grow.