Canadian Taxpayers Podcast
This podcast is for Canadians who want lower taxes, less waste and more accountable government. We go beyond the politics to push for policies that shrink tax bills. We break exclusive news stories about government waste that aren’t covered by the media. And we enforce accountability and transparency for politicians in every political party. Join the Canadian Taxpayers Federation at taxpayer.com.
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#26 Throne Speech Spending Spree, Trudeau’s Secret Second Carbon Tax, and Vancouver City Hall Splurges on Fancy Chairs
News at the Top – Throne Speech Spending Spree Ottawa’s spending is full throttle in the throne speech. Plans to pay for all of that spending are entirely absent. We look at the scary prospect of skyrocketing debt. Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/taxpayers-federation-throne-speech-promises-risk-breaking-the-bank?id=18655 Sign the PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/don%E2%80%99t-make-temporary-pandemic-spending-permanent Deep Dive – Trudeau’s Secret Second Carbon ...
#25 Legal Fight for Health-Care Choice, B.C. Carbon Tax Not Working (Again), and Corporate Welfare Refinery Fail
News at the Top – Legal Fight for Health-Care Choice British Columbia’s top court has ruled against private options for Canadian patients facing long wait times, but the fight isn’t over. Link: https://www.yourhealthcantwait.ca/ Deep Dive – B.C. Carbon Tax Not Working (Again) 8:33 Despite rosy projections about the province’s carbon tax, British ...
#24 Conservatives Pay Back Wage Subsidy, Road to Recovery Needs Tax Cuts and Bureaucrats Throw Themselves a Red-Carpet Gala
News at the Top – Conservatives Pay Back Wage Subsidy Erin O’Toole’s Conservatives are paying the federal wage subsidy as promised. Both the Liberals and the NDP need to follow suit. Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/conservatives-liberals-ndp-wage-subsidy-pay-back-1.5711132 Sign the PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/political-parties-must-repay-wage-subsidies Deep Dive – Road to Recovery Needs Tax Cuts 5:50 The federal government is ...
#23 Canada’s Credit Rating Falls, Bureaucrat Salaries Need to Shrink and Taxpayers Pay for Rock Star Photos and Sex Toy Exhibit
News at the Top – Canada’s Debt Level on the Rise Canada got hit with a credit rating downgrade and we’re taking a look at the impact massive levels of government debt in the past. Link to the Fitch Rating: https://www.fitchratings.com/research/sovereigns/canadas-growing-deficit-raises-fiscal-consolidation-risks-27-08-2020 Link to the Debt Clock: https://www.debtclock.ca/ Deep Dive – Bureaucrat ...
The Canadian Taxpayers Podcast sat down with Dr. Saqib Qureshi who just released a book entitled Broken Contract. Dr. Qureshi argues that our current democracy doesn’t give enough power for the people and makes bold recommendations to strengthen accountability. Dr. Qureshi’s book, Broken Contract, is available at this LINK. Like this show? ...