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Campaign: MB: Raise the Basic Personal Amount

Every time the Manitoba government raises the minimum wage, guess what businesses do? Yes, they have to pass those higher labour costs on to you the consumer by raising prices.

Campaign: MB: Get Manitoba's Debt Under Control

Manitoba's debt is increasing at $47 per second or roughly $4 million per day.

Campaign: MB: End Bracket Creep

Manitoba is one of three provinces in Canada that has yet to protect taxpayers by indexing its tax system for inflation. Because the government has not made the change, Manitobans' incomes are secretly taxed each year by a back door form of taxation known as 'bracket creep.'

Campaign: Help us remind Manitoba politicians to reverse the PST hike


MB: Investigate Manitoba Hydro

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MB: Say No to a Carbon Tax!

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MB: Stop the Manitoba Debt Clock

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MB: Cut subsidies for political parties

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Poll Proves Manitobans Oppose Carbon Taxes

April 07, 2017
REGINA, SK: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calling on Premier Brian Pallister to oppose Ottawa’s imposition of a carbon tax in the wake of a new poll showing a majority of Manitobans don’t support the tax. View More


Taxpayers can’t fix the deficit alone

May 24, 2017
Taxpayers should be worried about what’s being left out of the debate about new labour legislation. Unions and government disagree on policy — that’s utterly unsurprising. But the point labour leaders are leaving unsaid is unsettling. View More

Deficit procrastination comes at a price

April 19, 2017
The Manitoba government is procrastinating on the province’s financial problems. It’s ignoring that fact that it’s spending too much and hoping higher revenues will balance the budget. Theoretically, that might work, but procrastination comes at a high price. View More


Manitoba's looming debt crisis

December 17, 2012

CTF Prairie Director Colin Craig discusses the causes of Manitoba's rapidly growing debt and the provincial government's seeming indifference to the problem.

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More taxes in 2012 Manitoba Budget

May 07, 2012

The 2012 Manitoba Budget brought in new tax increases for provincial taxpayers -- from an increase in gas taxes and fees to an expansion of the provincial sales tax.

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Too Many Holes in Bi Pole 3 Plan

October 26, 2009

A coalition of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s (CTF) Colin Craig, former United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee President Jim Collinson, Electrical Engineering Specialist John Roschuk and University of Manitoba Professor Emeritus Jim Graham released today an analysis on the recently proposed BiPole 3 routes. View More

You have the power to change who influences politics in our country: big unions, big corporations and government-funded special interest groups can be challenged by the contributions of thousands of individual taxpayers who care to make a difference.



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