Saskatchewan - Commentaries
Do you like the idea of being able to remove an unaccountable politician from office halfway through their term? What about the idea of not paying school taxes? If you like those ideas, then you’ll probably like some of the other initiatives in the “taxpayer-friendly” provincial election platform recently released by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.
If you walked into your boss’s office and stated “I want the same pay raise that Johnny Depp received for his new Pirates movie,” what would your boss say?
After they stopped laughing, they’d likely respond with “what does your pay have to do with Johnny Depp’s?”
Yet, that is precisely the type of argument the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation (STF) is trying to use in their current negotiations.
With serious issues facing the City of Regina like a $1.3 billion infrastructure deficit and a $238 million shortfall in its pension plan, why is council spending its time and your money worrying about tracking the trips you take in taxis?