Federal - News Releases
Canadian Taxpayers Federation goes to court to stop Ottawa’s carbon tax
February 15, 2019The Canadian Taxpayers Federation opposed the carbon tax in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal today.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation launches campaign to balance the federal budget
February 04, 2019The Canadian Taxpayers Federation today launched a new campaign calling on the Trudeau government to honour its 2015 election promise to balance the federal budget. The CTF’s long-nosed, honesty-in-politics mascot, Fibber, has been assigned a key role in the campaign and plans to make regular public appearances.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation going to court to stand up for taxpayers and beer drinkers
January 23, 2019The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is going to court to defend taxpayers (and beer drinkers) as an intervener in the appeal of Steam Whistle v. Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission, in which two out-of-province beer companies successfully challenged unconstitutional legislation imposed by the Alberta government.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation delivers petition demanding expenses for governors general be cut off after they leave office
January 16, 2019The Canadian Taxpayers Federation today delivered a petition signed by more than 46,000 Canadians calling on the Trudeau government to put an end to a decades-old policy that allows former governors general to bill taxpayers for their expenses.
B.C. emissions going up despite Canada’s highest carbon tax
January 03, 2019Higher emissions with a carbon tax
Taxpayers Federation releases federal naughty and nice list
December 20, 2018The Canadian Taxpayers Federation released its 2018 federal naughty and nice list, highlighting the people and institutions in Ottawa who have either been costing – or saving – taxpayers money.
Taxpayers Federation demands real action for energy sector instead of corporate welfare
December 18, 2018The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is demanding tangible action for Canada’s struggling energy sector, including scrapping the carbon tax and the flawed bill C-69, in response to reports of a forthcoming federal plan to earmark $1.6 billion to address the issue.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation reacts to corporate welfare handout to Maple Leaf Foods
November 27, 2018Federal Director Aaron Wudrick released a statement in response to today’s joint federal-provincial announcement of a $62.5 million taxpayer subsidy to Maple Leaf Foods.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation reacts to news regarding General Motors' Oshawa plant closure
November 26, 2018Canadian Taxpayers Federation Federal Director Aaron Wudrick released the following statement in response to today’s General Motors announcement that it will be ceasing all operations at its Oshawa plant: