Canadian Taxpayers Podcast
This podcast is for Canadians who want lower taxes, less waste and more accountability. We push important ideas to shrink tax bills. The Canadian Taxpayers podcasts exposes funny and infuriating stories about governments wasting money on stupid things. And we hold politicians accountable because taxpayers deserve transparency. Find out more at Taxpayer.com. Produced by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.
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#11 CERB’s Unintended Consequences, Bombardier Back at the Trough, and Health Bureaucrats Book Conference After Lockdown
News at the Top – CERB’s Unintended Consequences Some governments are paying people to stay home while other governments pay them to go back to work and taxpayers are paying for all of it because Ottawa rubber stamped the extension of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit. Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/pallister-employment-initiative-1.5623580 Deep Dive – Bombardier ...
#10 Conservative Candidates Pledge to Scrap Carbon Tax, Alberta to Vote on Equalization, and Canada’s failed UN Security Council Campaign
News at the Top – Conservative Candidates Pledge to Scrap Carbon Tax The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has secured signed pledges from all four candidates for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada to scrap the Trudeau carbon tax if they become prime minister. Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/taxpayers-federation-secures-pledges-from-cpc-leadership-candidates-to-scrap-carbon-tax?id=18469 Deep Dive – Alberta to Vote ...
#9 Meghan and Harry’s Security Bills Released, Charmaine Stick’s Case Back in Court, and Quebec Government Pays Severance for Lobbyists
News at the Top – Meghan and Harry’s Security Bills The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has the exclusive report on RCMP bills to protect the pair, in what may be just the tip of the iceberg. Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/rcmp-bill-for-meghan-and-harry-topped-50,000?id=18453#gsc.tab=0 Deep Dive – Charmaine Stick Takes a Stand The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has working with ...
#8 Senators Take a Pay Raise, Judges Demanding Pay Raises, Taxpayers Billed for Hollywood Party and New Zealand’s Gun Buyback
News at the Top – Senators Give Themselves a Pay Raise The Senate just can’t help themselves. Even with their long history of ripping off taxpayers, senators have quietly given a $10,000 raise to the head of a committee that’s only met twice. This is outrageous, and we’re pushing ...
#7 Political Parties at the Trough, Toronto’s Multibillion Dollar Sky Park, and Taxpayers Pay for Jazz Concerts in South America
News at the Top – Political Parties Line Up at the Trough Multiple political parties are taking financial aid that’s meant for struggling Canadians. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is telling them to give the money back and you can help. Todd MacKay and Kris Sims Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/political-parties-must-repay-wage-subsidies Deep Dive – Toronto’s Multibillion ...