British Columbia - News Releases
Report: Provinces woefully unprepared for aging population
September 29, 2017Just in time for National Seniors Day (October 1) the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) released a report today that examines how prepared provincial governments are for our nation’s aging population.
ICBC Needs Overhaul
September 05, 2017VANCOUVER, BC: With news that BC drivers are getting dinged with an 8 per cent rate increase for their auto insurance, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calling on the BC government to end ICBC’s monopoly and open it up to private competition to reduce rates.
Labour Day Reality Check: Government employees take 65% more sick days than private sector workers
August 30, 2017VANCOUVER, BC: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has discovered a “More Sick Days Virus” (MSDV) that is sweeping the nation.
ICBC Needs Fast and Furious Changes
August 22, 2017VANCOUVER, BC: In light of the looming 30 per cent hike to basic car insurance, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calling on the BC government to end ICBC’s monopoly over the selling of basic auto insurance and to turn ICBC into a VanCity-style co-op owned by policy holders.
Outgoing BC MLAs to Collect $13.3 Million in Pensions
May 10, 2017EDMONTON, AB.: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has calculated the pensions of all MLAs who did not win or seek re-election last night. The total payout (to age 80) is estimated at $13.3 million.
BC: FOI Reveals Lottery Corp Blew $208,642 On Swanky Conference
March 08, 2017BCLC lost nearly $2,500 per registrant to its 2016 responsible gaming conference.