on March 16, 2017
Morneau's Missed Chance Should Concern CanadiansFederal Finance Minister Bill Morneau unveiled the Trudeau government’s second budget this week, and in many ways it wasn’t a new budget at all, but just a clarification of many measures from last year. In some ways, that’s a relief, because last year was a veritable spending spree, with Morneau plunging the country into a $23 billion deficit (a far cry from the Liberals’ promise of three years of ‘modest’ $10 billion deficits) and didn’t even provide a plan on how they would climb out of it – ever. One can be forgiven for bracing for yet another multi-billion increase in the deficit.
After Québec Hits Zero Deficit, Zero Equalization Should be NextQuebec MONTRÉAL, QC: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) today released a study demonstrating the perverse effects of federal transfers on Québec. The report also challenges the Quebec government to achieve “Zero Equalization” by 2025.
Taxpayers Federation: Morneau’s ‘Feelings’ Budget Kicks the Deficit Can Down the RoadFederal The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) today expressed concern about the Trudeau government’s second budget which failed to provide a clear fiscal path to eliminate the deficit, while repackaging existing subsidy programs as “innovation” measures.
Taxpayers Hit with the Bill for Saskatchewan DeficitsSaskatchewan REGINA, SK: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is disappointed with the Saskatchewan government’s decision to stick taxpayers with most of the bill for the provincial deficit in the 2017 budget.
on March 14, 2017
BC: Chopping Down Trees in Gregor's Greenest CityTrees vs. bikes - no question for Gregor Robertson. He'll take bikes every time. Read More
on March 10, 2017
Tax Talk Live - the 2017 Teddy Waste AwardsThe best of the worst of government waste Read More
on March 07, 2017
BC: FNFTA Weekly UpdateDown to just 10 without filings Read More
on March 02, 2017
BC: Jordan Bateman in Nanaimo TonightJordan is speaking in Nanaimo tonight. Read More
on February 28, 2017
Guest Post: How Does Sidney BC Do It?The Grumpy Taxpayer$ of Greater Victoria look at how Sidney, BC, is keeping property tax increases below the rate of inflation. Read More
on February 23, 2017
BC: FNFTA Weekly Update - 11 bands leftOnly 11 BC First Nations have still not filed their 2015-16 financial disclosures. Read More
on February 17, 2017
Tax Talk Live - Mr. Trudeau & Mr. TrumpAaron Wudrick, Paige MacPherson and Jordan Bateman talk Trudeau spending, Trudeau travel, Trudeau & Trump, and BC carbon tax spin. Recorded Feb. 17, 2017. Read More
on February 15, 2017
BC: Throne Speech 2017What will the BC Liberals take into the May 9 election? Read More
on February 07, 2017
BC: FNFTA Weekly Update12 to go... Read More
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