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Campaign: NS: Balanced Budget

Taxpayers in total shell out $1,785,226 or about $1,800 extra in taxes for every man, woman and child in Nova Scotia.

Campaign: Reform MLA pensions

MLAs in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have given themselves a sweetheart pension deal that is costing taxpayers millions.

Campaign: NS: No Pensions for Convicted MLAs

Politicians convicted of abusing public money will continue to collect a very rich pension plan paid for by the very taxpayers who’s money they no regard for when they were in office.
PETITIONS

NB: Say NO to a new carbon tax in New Brunswick!

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NL: No Pop Tax in Newfoundland

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NS: Stop Yarmouth Ferry Service

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NB: Aboriginal Taxation Agreements

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NB: ATCON Accountibility

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NB: Remove Duplication of Government Services

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NS: Reform the MLA pension plan in Nova Scotia

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NB: Stop the New Brunswick Debt Clock

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NS: Balance the Nova Scotia Budget

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NEWS RELEASES

Nova Scotians to Ring in New Year with Another Bracket Creep Tax Hike

December 28, 2016
As Nova Scotians get ready to face their Christmas bills in January, what many don’t realize is that 2017 will also bring with it higher taxes. According to the Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s (CTF) “New Years Tax Changes” report, taxpayers will pay more as a result of “bracket creep” but will save some money thanks to lower EI premiums. View More

Gallant Needs to Say No to Pop Tax

September 20, 2016
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is sounding the alarm over Premier Brian Gallant’s latest refusal to rule out yet another new tax – this one on pop. View More

COMMENTARIES

New Brunswick Should Reject a Carbon Tax

September 27, 2016
New Brunswickers pay $650 million or $1,100 per tax filer more each and every year in income, sales and gasoline taxes than they did just five years ago. This is a staggering amount of extra revenue given that all of it comes directly off the paychecks or out of the pockets of working taxpayers. View More

New Brunswick's Mission Is Far from Accomplished

May 02, 2016
If you have been watching the New Brunswick government in the last short while, you would conclude they too believe their mission to steady the economic ship and wrestle down the provincial deficit has been “accomplished.” Why else would they start spending more money on risky investments and new entitlement programs? View More

BLOG

NS: Dalhousie University Blows Big Bucks While Crying Poor

January 05, 2017
Dalhousie 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. View More
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