Alberta - News Releases
Debt Clock tour stops in Edmonton
July 17, 2018The 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.
CTF launches Alberta Debt Clock tour
July 05, 2018The 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.
City should phase out bureaucrat retirement bonuses
June 27, 2018The 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.
CTF releases new report on council’s pension
June 13, 2018The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) released a new report today on the golden pension benefits provided to each member of Calgary’s city council. The CTF renewed its call for Calgary to copy Edmonton’s pension model going forward.
Poll: Albertans say “NO” to bailout for UofA
June 04, 2018The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) released poll results today that show 65 per cent of Albertans oppose a government bailout for the University of Alberta if its donations continue to suffer due to its decision to give David Suzuki an honourary degree.
CTF to seek intervener status in carbon tax and pipeline court cases
May 07, 2018The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) announced today that it will seek standing as an intervener in two upcoming court references launched by the governments of British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
CTF preparing to urge Calgarians to Vote "NO" in Olympics Plebiscite
April 17, 2018Following yesterday’s City of Calgary decision to continue pursuing an Olympic bid, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) announced today it is preparing to urge Calgarians to vote “NO” in a soon-to-be-approved plebiscite.
Olympics: Premier Notley, refuse the plebiscite bill
April 06, 2018Following news that Mayor Nenshi wants the provincial government to pay the bill for an Olympics plebiscite, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) urged the Notley government today to refuse the bill.