on January 28, 2018
20th annual CTF Teddy Awards for government wasteFederal OTTAWA, ON: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) today held its 20th annual Teddy Waste Awards ceremony, celebrating the best of the worst in government waste from the past year. CTF Federal Director Aaron Wudrick served as host, joined by the CTF’s pig mascot Porky the Waster Hater and talented event hostess Jessica. The awards event took place on Parliament Hill in the Charles Lynch Press Theatre.
Ontario PC leadership candidates sign CTF ‘No Carbon Tax’ pledgeOntario OTTAWA, ON: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) held a press conference in Ottawa today with two Ontario PC leadership candidates; Doug Ford and Christine Elliott, and met with Caroline Mulroney on February 9.
Calgary’s council pension eclipses Edmonton’sAlberta The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) released a freedom of information document today that shows the City of Calgary’s city council pension costs were approximately five times that of Edmonton’s council retirement benefits from 2007-2016.
SIGN PETITION: No Small Business Tax HikesFederal Minister Morneau’s proposals to change how business taxes apply to Canadian small businesses will mean a major tax hike for them.
on January 23, 2018
A closer look at AB and SK's economic growthThere have been a few barbs on Twitter and in the media over the past while about the economic performance of Saskatchewan and Alberta during the recent recession and recovery period...so I decided to take a closer look at what's going on... Read More
on January 22, 2018
Information BuffetSome FOIs and information on several different topics (primarily Alberta-related) that taxpayers might find of interest... Read More
on January 18, 2018
Taxpayers' Agenda for Alberta – Briefing BookFor those interested in public policy – especially those helping to develop party policies heading into the next election – this blog post includes links to two reports that might be of interest. Read More
on December 07, 2017
What's the cost to repair McMahon Stadium?Back in 2015 the City of Calgary received a report that looked at the cost of repairing or renovating McMahon Stadium. We obtained a copy of that report ... Read More
on December 01, 2017
Kevin Lacey - Moving OnWe Maritimers are lucky enough to live in the greatest little corner of the Earth. This place is worth fighting for. I hope more people will start to engage in the debate. Our future depends on it. Read More
on November 29, 2017
Freedom of Information Data Shows Skyrocketing Electricity Bills for Hamilton and BurlingtonRead More
on November 15, 2017
Report on Saddledome optionsWhat's the cost of fixing up the Saddledome? I still don't know, but the City of Calgary gave me a report that looks at turning it into a convention centre, recreation complex, etc... Read More
on November 15, 2017
Ottawa Hospitals Show Rising Electricity CostsRead More
on November 13, 2017
Calgary's city council pension costs – updateQuick update on the cost of pension benefits provided to Calgary's city council... Read More
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