Tax Talk: The Atlantic Provinces Strike Back (Against The Trudeau Carbon Tax)
October 14, 2016CTF Atlantic Director Kevin Lacey joins Paige MacPherson and Jordan Bateman to talk about Nova Scotia and Newfoundland's opposition to the Trudeau carbon tax.
Estimating Lifetime Pensions
October 14, 2016We 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.
BC: Municipal/Provincial Building Code Makes Housing Even More Unaffordable
October 13, 2016Look in the mirror, politicians, when complaining about the cost of living in BC.
BC: Vancouver's Natural Gas Ban Still Generating Heat
September 29, 2016It's been a bad week for Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson.
BC: Did BCIT Fib about the cost of their Sleep Pods?
September 26, 2016The media reported each BCIT sleep pod as costing $2,200 - turns out they were close to double that.
Nova Scotians Might Support Highway Tolls, But They're Not Willing to Pay the Heavy Toll Price
September 06, 2016New polling conducted by the Nova Scotia government and obtained by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation through the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act shows that Nova Scotians may support the idea of road tolls but they don’t want to pay a heavy toll.