on December 07, 2018
Three cheers for premier higgs' equalization reality checkAtlantic There’s good evidence to suggest that equalization might actually be making life worse for New Brunswick taxpayers.
Cut off expenses when Governor General Leaves OfficeFederal Canadian Taxpayers Federation delivers petition demanding expenses for governors general be cut off after they leave office
Federal Naughty and Nice ListFederal The CTF released its 2018 federal naughty and nice list, highlighting the people and institutions in Ottawa who have either been costing – or saving – taxpayers money.
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
on August 09, 2018
Lantic ... a subsidy in the making?A while ago I decided to look into something advertised in the Lethbridge Herald about a Quebec company called Lantic... Read More
on July 25, 2018
Are AB ministers stiffing taxpayers for vehicle usage?It’s easy to shrug off the cost of the carbon tax if you’re not paying the full bill ... say, if you’re a provincial cabinet minister and you use your taxpayer-funded government vehicle to drive off to Banff for the weekend or if you use it routinely for your weekend grocery trips. Read More
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