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Taxpayers Federation commends tough decisions in New Brunswick government’s capital budget
December 11, 2018The reduction of over $200 million from the province’s capital budget demonstrates that the government is willing to start making tough decisions and that’s the responsible thing to do for New Brunswick taxpayers.
Taxpayers Federation stands with New Brunswick in its court challenge against Ottawa’s carbon tax
December 06, 2018The CTF is standing with the New Brunswick government as it challenges the federal government’s proposed carbon tax in court.
Taxpayers Federation reacts to New Brunswick’s second quarter fiscal update
December 06, 2018The fiscal challenges facing New Brunswick are serious and require swift action to reduce spending.
Taxpayers Federation applauds Premier Higgs for joining court battle against Ottawa’s carbon tax
November 29, 2018CTF Atlantic Director Paige MacPherson is applauding NB Premier Blaine Higgs’ announcement that the province will officially join the court battle against Ottawa’s carbon tax
Canadian Taxpayers Federation appoints Scott Hennig as new CEO
November 22, 2018The Board of Directors of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) today announced that after a competitive search process, Scott Hennig of Edmonton, Alberta has been chosen to lead the organization as its next President & Chief Executive Officer.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation calls on Premier Higgs to recommit to no carbon tax or cost hikes
November 21, 2018CTF Atlantic Director Paige MacPherson is calling on New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs to recommit to his election promise to stop the carbon tax and cost hikes following Tuesday’s Speech from the Throne.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation launches petition calling on Premier McNeil to scrap his cap-and-trade carbon tax
October 24, 2018The CTF launched a petition on Wednesday calling on Nova Scotia premier Stephen McNeil to scrap his cap-and-trade carbon tax and join the other provinces fighting Ottawa’s carbon tax.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation reacts to Ottawa punishing New Brunswickers with a carbon tax
October 23, 2018Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) Atlantic Director Paige MacPherson released the following statement in response to Ottawa’s carbon tax announcement this morning.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation opposes Nova Scotia government's unnecessary cap-and-trade carbon tax
October 23, 2018Today’s announcement shows that Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is willingly selling Nova Scotians down the river to Ottawa by imposing an unnecessary cap-and-trade carbon tax.
Shut down or sell the Yarmouth ferry
October 10, 2018The CTF is calling on the Nova Scotia government to shut down or sell off the Yarmouth ferry following a news report showing the ferry service is set to move the terminal to Bar Harbor, putting Nova Scotia taxpayers on the hook for more tax dollars.