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CAMPAGNE: AB: No tax dollars for pro sports arenas

The owners of the Calgary Flames want to build a new NHL arena and sports complex for their teams. Unfortunately they want taxpayers to foot a big chunk of the bill.

CAMPAGNE: Scrap the Carbon Tax

By 2018, the carbon tax will cost the average family with two children over $600 per year, just for driving their kids to school and themselves to work.

CAMPAGNE: No Calgary Olympic Bid

Calgary can't afford an expensive Olympic bid right now.

CAMPAGNE: Balance Alberta’s Budget

Would you rather see your tax dollars given to a bank in Toronto or used to fix a highway in Alberta?

Calgary's Triple Pension Club

August 08, 2018
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) released documents obtained from a freedom of information (FOI) request today from the City of Calgary that show 236 city employees are set to receive three pensions courtesy of taxpayers. View More

Debt Clock tour stops in Edmonton

July 17, 2018
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) brought its 2018 Alberta Debt Clock tour to the provincial capital today as part of its efforts to draw attention to the government’s exploding debt. Alberta’s debt is currently increasing by over $344 per second and the Notley government is on track to quadruple the debt in a single term. View More

CTF launches Alberta Debt Clock tour

July 05, 2018
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) launched its 2018 Alberta Debt Clock tour today in Calgary. Over the next two weeks the CTF will be taking its large Debt Clock to over 20 communities across the province to educate Albertans about the province’s woeful finances. View More

City should phase out bureaucrat retirement bonuses

June 27, 2018
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) released a freedom of information response from the City of Calgary today that illustrates another way the city could save money – phasing out unnecessary bonus cheques when employees retire. View More


Cabinet and MLA vehicle expense rules need reform

August 04, 2018
Imagine walking into your boss’s office and telling her that you drove 80,000 kilometres last year in your personal vehicle for work-related travel. Without asking to see any paperwork to back that up, she replies “okie dokie,” pulls out a calculator and then writes you a cheque for $34,800, based on a reimbursement policy of 43.5 cents per kilometre travelled ... View More

Social licence can't be bought

July 02, 2018
Since coming to office, Premier Notley has expressed the idea that if she imposed just enough new regulatory barriers and costs on Albertans she could gain so-called “social licence” for energy projects such as the Trans Mountain pipeline. Three years later, it should be abundantly clear – "social license" can't be bought. View More


Are AB ministers stiffing taxpayers for vehicle usage?

July 25, 2018
It’s easy to shrug off the cost of the carbon tax if you’re not paying the full bill ... say, if you’re a provincial cabinet minister and you use your taxpayer-funded government vehicle to drive off to Banff for the weekend or if you use it routinely for your weekend grocery trips. View More

Is Alberta going back into debt?

November 30, 2012

After previous Alberta politicians worked hard to get Alberta out of debt, it seems Premier Alison Redford has decided its time for the province to start borrowing money.

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Alberta tax dollars used to support the province's Conservative party

November 27, 2012

Alberta director Derek Fildebrandt comments on news Lynn Redford -- the sister of Alberta Conservative Premier Alison Redford -- used her position in the Alberta government to make donations to the province's Conservative party. The donations were made by the government department she worked for.

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CTF 2017-18 Pre-Budget Submission to the Government of Alberta

February 02, 2017
'Lifting the Burden: A roadmap for balanced budgets and tax relief in Alberta' calls on the government to balance the budget by 2019-20, pay down the province’s $28.4 billion debt as soon as possible, scrap the carbon tax and other tax hikes, and make meaningful reductions to spending. View More

CTF submission to Alberta Royalty Review panel

October 01, 2015
The CTF is happy to take part in ongoing stakeholder sessions for Alberta's Royalty Review panel. We surveyed our Alberta supporters to deliver their feedback to the panel. The overwhelming response we received was that royalties should be left alone. Our survey responses and a snapshot of the diverse responses we received are outlined in our submission to the panel. View More
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