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NS: Former NS Liberal Leader Gets Big Pay Day Thanks to Contract From McNeil Government
March 16, 2017The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calling on the McNeil government to cancel an $800,000 contract with Engage Nova Scotia after new documents obtained through the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act shows the organization is projected to pay a former Liberal leader $13,584 a month.
NS: Dalhousie University Blows Big Bucks While Crying Poor
January 05, 2017Dalhousie like many other universities are constantly crying poor, saying they need more taxpayer dollars. But new figures obtained by the CTF throught the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act shows Dalhousie may not be managing the funds they already get very well.
NS: Dalhousie University To Spend $50,000 on a "Microbrewery System"
December 22, 2016Curious tender request from Dalhousie University that ended December 19th. The University is seeking a "microbrewery system" that is says is required for "R&D and to fulfill teaching madates".
Podcast: Chris Berg on defeating the Australian carbon tax
December 09, 2016Recorded in Calgary, Dec. 5, 2016.
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.
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.
Tax Talk Live: Unions, FNFTA & Trudeaus w/ Colin Craig
May 20, 2016Talking taxes with a CTF legend.
Taxpayers Paid Hundreds of Thousands Waiting for NS Gov To Act on Bloomfield
May 19, 2016According to documents received through FOI and from HRM, taxpayers are paying tens of thousands of dollars a month to maintain empty buildings while the City of Halifax and the Province decide what to do with them.
Tax Talk Live #17 - Dancing on Greg Selinger's Political Grave w/ Todd MacKay
April 29, 2016See ya, Manitoba NDP.