Five Reasons Why Halifax Regional Council Should Support Pay Reform
March 07, 2016Council salaries have gone up by about 14% over 4 years (2011-12); the Mayor’s salary is up 17%. Meanwhile from 2012 to 2015 the average worker in Halifax has only seen annual increases in their salaries of 1.7 to 0.6%.
What to look for in Alberta's third quarter fiscal update
February 23, 2016When the Alberta government delivers its third quarter fiscal update, we’ll get a closer look at the province’s fiscal position – and what the government is doing about it. There are a few important things to watch for.
BC: Port Alberni frets 2% library hike while raising taxes 6%
February 09, 2016Eye roll.
Tax Talk Live #8 - CRA Duty of Care w/ Scott Hennig & Jordan Bateman
January 29, 2016Irv Leroux paved the way for all taxpayers.
Tax Talk Live #7 - Electoral Reform with Aaron Wudrick
January 22, 2016How should we elect MPs?
BC: Breaking Down Outgoing TransLink CEO Doug Allen's Review
January 19, 2016Here's what we think of the document left behind by TransLink's outgoing CEO.
Tax Talk Live #6 - First Nations Financial Transparency w/ Todd MacKay, Colin Craig & Paige MacPherson
January 18, 2016Despite running on a platform of openness and transparency, one of the first actions of the Trudeau government was to buckle to the pressure of a few inconvenienced chiefs and suspend the First Nations Financial Transparency Act.
Tax Talk Live #5 - 2016 Tax Changes/Predictions w/ Paige, Jordan & Jeff Bowes
January 08, 2016The CTF has never seen as complicated a set of tax changes federally as this year, and research director Jeff Bowes helps Tax Talk hosts Paige MacPherson and Jordan Bateman break it all down. Plus some bonus 2016 predictions!