on July 30, 2019
CTF welcomes Conservative pledge to cut corporate welfareFederal CTF Federal Director Aaron Wudrick released a statement in response to the Conservative Party’s pledge to cut $1.5 billion in corporate welfare handout
Election Wish listFederal We believe these 19 policies – some small, some big – will leave more money in the pockets of Canadians, give them better value for tax dollars spent and hold our politicians more accountable
Labour Day Reality CheckFederal We released an analysis comparing days lost to sickness or disability in the government and private sectors, showing that bureaucrats take far more sick days than their counterparts outside of government.
Taxpayer VictoryAtlantic We are celebrating a victory for taxpayers with the news that Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Nova Scotia Member of Parliament, has officially rejected the proposal for $18 million tax dollars for a luxury golf course airport in Cape Breton.
on May 17, 2019
Nova Scotians pinched at the pumps by rising gas taxesThe Canadian Taxpayers Federation's 21st annual Gas Tax Honesty report showed that a large portion of what Nova Scotia drivers pay at the gas pumps is actually tax. Read More
on December 07, 2018
Keating's False StatementsThe following is a guest blog post by Colin Craig concerning comments by Councillor Keating about city council's golden pension plan, and Keating's recent comments about the city's retirement bonuses. Read More
on November 30, -1
QC: Et si un courriel pouvait faire épargner 1,5G$ aux Québécois?Aidez-nous à enfoncer le dernier clou dans le cercueil du projet Apuiat! Read More
on October 19, 2018
What Queen's Park "severance policy" is Patrick Brown talking about? We have a copyPatrick's math doesn't add up - he used a loophole to pay his friends' severence Read More
on October 17, 2018
Cost to Calgary households to host 2026 OlympicsThe CTF has released analysis that shows a Calgary household will have to pay at least $2,000 extra to host the 2026 winter Olympics. Read More
on September 14, 2018
The Numbers are in: Olympics will Cost Taxpayers a Pretty PennyThis week, Calgary’s official Olympic bidding organization, “BidCo,” released their hosting plans for the 2026 winter games. The plan outlines how much the Olympics is expected to cost, infrastructure plans, expected revenues, and the total bill that must be covered by taxpayers. Let’s take a closer look at BidCo’s hosting plan and the potential bill (a little foreshadowing: taxpayers are expected to fork up a pretty penny). Read More
on August 23, 2018
City of Calgary – Lots of room for improvementWe routinely hear the City of Calgary either has to raise taxes or cut services. This blog post shows that's just not true ... Read More
on August 17, 2018
Un fonctionnaire se paye une Tesla avec votre argentMalgré son salaire annuel de 415 000$, le PDG d’investissement Québec, Pierre-Gabriel Côté, veut que vous payez sa nouvelle voiture de luxe. Read More
on August 16, 2018
A couple quick notes about government employee "pay freezes" in Alberta...Taxpayers should know the truth behind the Alberta government's claims about negotiating "pay freezes" with government employees. Read More
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