on May 24, 2018
Canadian Taxpayers Federation calls for elimination of federal excise tax on gasolineFederal The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calling on the federal government to remove the federal excise tax on gasoline in order to give Canadians relief at the pumps as part of the CTF’s 20th annual Gas Tax Honesty Day, with press conferences held across the country from Vancouver to Montreal.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation to seek intervener status in B.C. and Saskatchewan court referencesFederal OTTAWA, ON: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) will seek standing as an intervener in two upcoming court references launched by the governments of British Columbia and Saskatchewan, respectively.
First Nations activist forces Onion Lake Cree Nation to provide financial transparencySaskatchewan, Federal REGINA, SK: After multiple wins in court, Charmaine Stick, an activist from Onion Lake Cree Nation, and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) have successfully forced Onion Lake’s leaders to publish the band’s basic financial information.
Carbon Taxes: The Washington state experienceFederal The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has launched a cross-country tour with Todd Myers, Director for the Center for the Environment at the Washington Policy Center, to share lessons from his state’s experience with carbon taxes.
on May 13, 2018
Calgary's golf courses drowning in red inkEarlier this year the Canadian Taxpayers Federation filed a Freedom of Information request with the City of Calgary to obtain revenue and expenditure figures for the city’s six golf courses. The city’s response shows the courses are drowning in red ink. Read More
on May 10, 2018
Dining in the sky on taxpayers’ dimeHave you ever wondered what politicians eat when they’re travelling? We were curious to find out (and to find out how much it cost taxpayers) so we filed some Access to Information requests for the food consumed on the Prime Minister’s plane for a few months last year. Read More
on April 30, 2018
Suzuki’s Large Carbon FootprintWe took a closer look at David Suzuki's carbon footprint... Read More
on April 16, 2018
The Olympics’ Long History of Bid CorruptionThe Olympics have a long history when it comes to bribes when it comes to selecting host cities... Read More
on April 13, 2018
Calgary's Olympic Bid: Top 5 GaffesIt’s not clear who is really pushing a Calgary Olympic bid behind the scenes, but it’s pretty clear the process has been a mess. Here are the “top 5 gaffes” related to Calgary’s Olympic bid exploration efforts so far... Read More
on April 10, 2018
Update on the high-flying CRTC CommissionerLast month we introduced you to Stephen B.Simpson, the CRTC’s British Columbia & Yukon commissioner and his preference for expensive flights and suggested maybe he stay home in BC. Except it turns out maybe his home isn’t even in BC. Read More
on April 05, 2018
Ontario's Auditor General responds to CTF supportersRead More
on April 02, 2018
Analysis: Calgary's potential Olympic bidThis blog post takes a closer look at the prospects of Calgary hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics Read More
on March 15, 2018
Introducing the High Flying CRTC CommissionerMr. Simpson is the British Columbia & Yukon Commissioner for the Canadian Radio-television & Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). Read More
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