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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: 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.'

PETITIONS

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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NEWS RELEASES

Groups join forces to fight carbon taxes in Manitoba

July 14, 2017
Organizations representing thousands of concerned Manitoba businesses and residents, joined together today to publicly oppose carbon taxes in the province. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF), the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association and AxeTheCarbonTax.ca have formed the Manitobans Against Carbon Taxes Coalition to fight the proposed carbon dioxide emissions tax plans being developed by the federal and Manitoba governments. View More

COMMENTARIES

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

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IN THE NEWS

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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PRESENTATIONS

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

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