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CTF delivers thousands of carbon tax petition signatures to the Saskatchewan government

Saskatchewan SASKATOON, SK: Support for Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall’s opposition to a carbon tax is growing as the Canadian Taxpayers Federation delivered 7,402 petition signatures from people standing with the premier. Environment Minister Scott Moe accepted the petition in Saskatoon today.

First Nations activist wins precedent setting court victory for financial transparency

Saskatchewan, Federal SASKATOON, SK: First Nations activist Charmaine Stick and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) are celebrating a precedent setting court victory to strengthen band members’ rights to demand financial transparency from their leaders.

Morneau's 'tax escalator' a bad precedent

Federal Most taxpayers probably breathed a sigh of relief that Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s spring budget didn’t include any headline-grabbing tax hikes, such as increases in income taxes or business taxes. Rumoured new taxes on health and dental benefits and capital gains thankfully never materialized.

CTF launches campaign to mail ducks to Premier Wynne

Ontario Ontario government spent $130,000 on a giant inflatable rubber duck. Province is world’s largest sub-national borrower, and pays about $1 billion per month in debt interest
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/wasting-money-on-regina-city-hall-cafeteria

Wasting money on a Regina City Hall cafeteria

With dozens of restaurants in Regina's downtown core, CTF Prairie Director Todd McKay asks why city hall is spending millions of tax dollars on a cafeteria.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/new-brunswick-moves-to-clean-up-faulty-property-assessments

New Brunswick moves to clean up faulty property assessments

CTF Atlantic Director Kevin Lacey comments on revelations Service News Brunswick invented home renovations to increase property tax assessments on over 2,000 properties.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/alberta-budget-shocks-taxpayers

Alberta budget shocks taxpayers

Interview with CTF VP, Communications Scott Hennig on the 2017 Alberta Budget.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/shocking-levels-of-alberta-government-debt

Shocking levels of Alberta government debt

CTF VP, Communications Scott Hennig talks about the shocking levels of debt projected in the 2017 Alberta Budget. It will be $45 billion this year and is expected to increase to $71 billion in 2020.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/kevin-o-leary-signs-fututre-generation-s-pledge

Kevin O'Leary signs fututre generation's pledge

Conservative federal leader candidate Kevin O'Leary signs Generation Screwed's Future Generations Protection Pledge promising to balance the Federal budget within two years if elected Prime Minister.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/o-leary-signs-pledge-to-balance-the-federal-budget-if-elected-prime-minister

O'Leary signs pledge to balance the federal budget if elected Prime Minister

Conservative Party leadership candidate Kevin O'Leary signs pledge promising to balance the federal budget within two years if elected Prime Minister.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/ctf-questions-spending-on-swanky-conference-by-bc-lottery

CTF questions spending on swanky conference by BC Lottery

A Freedom of Information request by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation uncovered BC Lottery Corporation's $208,000 loss on its 2016 New Horizons in Responsible Gaming conference.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/victory--bc-government-announces-plans-to-scrap-the-msp

Victory: BC government announces plans to scrap the MSP

fter a long hard fought battle by the CTF, the BC government announces cuts to Medical Services Premium.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/victory--bc-government-announces-plans-to-cut-msp

VICTORY: BC government announces plans to cut MSP

CTF BC director Jordan Bateman has been battling for years to have the BC government cut the Medical Services Premium. He was delighted when the government announced plans in this year's budget to reduce the premium.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/bc-government-announces-cuts-to-the-msp

BC government announces cuts to the MSP

BC government announces plans to cut the Medical Services Premiums. If the government is re-elected, the premium will be cut in half for those earning less than a $100,000.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/2017-ctf-teddy-waste-awards

2017 CTF Teddy Waste Awards

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation held its 19th 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 Sam.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/victoria-bridge-wins-ctf-s-municipal-teddy

Victoria Bridge Wins CTF's Municipal Teddy

CTF awarded its Municipal Teddy to the City of Victoria for its bungled Blue Bridge project. This was part of the CTF's annual Teddy Awards held this year on February 22nd honouring the best of the worst of government spending.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/rachel-notley-tells-albertans-to--take-the-bus-

Rachel Notley tells Albertans to "take the bus"

The CTF's Alberta Director Paige MacPherson on the tone-deaf Premier Rachel Notley telling Albertans to take the bus if they don't like the carbon tax.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/charmaine-stick-s-fight-for-band-accountability

Charmaine Stick's fight for Band accountability

For years, Onion Lake Cree Nation band member, Charmaine Stick, has been battling her band council to release salaries of its chief and councilors and as well the band's financial documents. With the help of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, she will soon have her day in court.
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http://www.taxpayer.com/recent-media/charmaine-stick-s-fight-for-first-nations-transpareny-and-accountability

Charmaine Stick's fight for First Nations Transpareny and Accountability

Meet Charmaine Stick. She is an unbelievably brave First Nations woman who has been standing up to her chief and band council. If she is successful with her court action, it will set the precedent across Canada. The CTF is proud to stand with her. Share this video and learn more about how you can support Charmaine at www.taxpayer.com/charmaine
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