Saskatchewan - News Releases
New study shows carbon tax will hurt the economy without helping the environment
June 27, 2018The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is calling on the federal government to back off on its threatened carbon tax in the wake of a new University of Regina study detailing the damage a carbon tax would inflict on the Saskatchewan economy while failing to help the environment.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation joining legal fights to stop the carbon tax and build the pipeline
May 07, 2018REGINA, SK: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) will seek standing as an intervener in the Saskatchewan government’s court fight against the carbon tax. The CTF will also seek intervener status to oppose the British Columbia government’s effort to block pipelines in the courts.
First Nations activist forces Onion Lake Cree Nation to provide financial transparency
April 30, 2018REGINA, SK: After multiple wins in court, Charmaine Stick, an activist from Onion Lake Cree Nation, and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) have successfully forced Onion Lake’s leaders to publish the band’s basic financial information.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation stands with Saskatchewan as it challenges Ottawa’s carbon tax in court
April 26, 2018The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is standing with the Saskatchewan government as it challenges the federal government’s proposed carbon tax at the Court of Appeal.
Saskatoon not immediately pursuing new taxation powers, but considering options
April 20, 2018The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is pleased to learn Saskatoon City Hall has no immediate plans to implement new taxation powers, but remains concerned that new taxes may be coming.
Taxpayers reassured that Regina City Hall isn’t actively pursuing new taxation powers
April 20, 2018The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) received confirmation from the City of Regina that it’s not seeking new taxation powers.
Landmark Appeal Court victory re-enforces financial transparency for First Nations
March 29, 2018REGINA, SK: Grassroots people in First Nations communities have the right to know how their leaders are spending the bands’ money, according precedent-setting Court of Appeal ruling Onion Lake Cree Nation v Charmaine Stick and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.
Transparency strengthened at Thunderchild First Nation
March 15, 2018SASKATOON, SK: Activists from Thunderchild First Nation achieved a significant step to restore accountability and transparency after band leaders agreed to release the community’s basic financial documents.
Saskatchewan makes progress to balance operational budget – Canadian Taxpayers Federation
March 02, 2018The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is applauding the Saskatchewan government’s continued progress to balance the operational budget with the release of the third quarter update.
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation applauds Premier Moe for taking PST off insurance
February 26, 2018The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is applauding new Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe for delivering a victory for taxpayers by taking the PST off agriculture, life and health insurance premiums.