Canadian Taxpayers Podcast

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September 27, 2022 00:25:38
#113 Look Who’s Fighting Carbon Taxes Now

#113 Look Who’s Fighting Carbon Taxes Now

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Liberal Premier Andrew Furey is taking a swing at the federal carbon tax. READ MORE HERE: https://twitter.com/fureyandrew/status/1565791208210841601   https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/trudeau-government-not-serious-about-making-life-more-affordable Will Taxes Make You Skinny?   Newfoundland and Labrador’s Liberal Premier Andrew Furey is bringing in a new hidden tax on sugary beverages in his province. READ MORE HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/furey%E2%80%99s-pop-tax-is-nothing-more-than-a-tax-grab Surprise Surprise: Home Equity Tax is Unpopular The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s own study found 95 per cent of social media comments are against a home equity tax, according to records dug up by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. READ MORE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/cmhc%E2%80%99s-own-study-finds-home-equity-tax-95-per-cent-unpopular Check out the CANADIAN TAXPAYERS STORE!   Like this show? Subscribe and give us 5-stars! This podcast is brought to you by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, Canada’s premier grassroots advocacy group pushing for lower taxes, less waste and accountable governments. Sign-up as a Canadian Taxpayers Federation supporter at no-charge TODAY: https://www.taxpayer.com/join. ...

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September 14, 2022 00:31:13
#112 Why is Ottawa in Farmers’ Way?

#112 Why is Ottawa in Farmers’ Way?

Why is Ottawa in Farmers’ Way? Canadian farmers and fertilizer producers are world leaders in sustainable farming practices, but that isn’t stopping the Trudeau government from raising carbon taxes and the possibility of restricting fertilizer use. Prairie Director Robin Speer has the view from the farm. READ MORE HERE: https://www.sasktoday.ca/opinion/opinion-ottawa-should-stop-stoking-food-insecurity-5784598 UCP Candidates Pledge No PST In a huge win for taxpayers, the majority of candidates in Alberta’s United Conservative Party leadership race have signed the CTF’s pledge rejecting a PST and have also promised not to raise taxes. On top of those wins, Alberta has also ended bracket creep. READ MORE HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/ucp-candidates-pledge-not-to-impose-a-pst-or-raise-taxes https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/scrapping-bracket-creep-and-paying-down-the-debt-huge-wins-for-taxpayers Waste Watch: Federal Tourism Agency Gets Bonuses (Even With No Tourism) When the tourism industry was locked down during the pandemic, most tourism agencies had to cut costs. But the lucky federal bureaucrats at Destination Canada, the federal tourism-promotion Crown corporation, didn’t face any hardships. They even got bonuses! We dug up the records laying out the lockdown pay bumps. READ MORE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/federal-tourism-agency-handed-out-bonuses-and-pay-raises-while-industry-locked-down Check out the CANADIAN TAXPAYERS STORE!   Like this show? Subscribe and give us 5-stars! This podcast is brought to you by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, Canada’s premier grassroots advocacy group pushing for lower taxes, less waste and accountable governments. Sign-up as a Canadian Taxpayers Federation supporter at no-charge TODAY: https://www.taxpayer.com/join. ...

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August 31, 2022 00:33:25
#111 Balanced Budget Coming in … 2041

#111 Balanced Budget Coming in … 2041

Balanced Budget Coming in … 2041 We have some good news and some bad news. The good news: The feds plan to balance the budget before 2070. The bad news? They won’t be balancing the budget until after 2041! By then, interest charges will have cost taxpayers $802 billion. The CTF has been telling the federal government how to avoid the crunch. READ OUR FEDERAL BUDGET SUBMISSION HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/media/Backgrounder-carbon-tax-rebate-cost.pdf Liquor Taxes on a Bender   Imagine hearing two bartenders whispering about running up your bill. That would set off a few alarm bells. It turns out that is exactly what the federal government is doing as it overindulges in tax hikes for beer and liquor each year, without a vote in Parliament.   READ OUR REPORT HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/government-liquor-tax-hike-bender-needs-to-end Waste Watch: Global Affairs Drops Over $40,000 On Fancy Furniture While most Canadians spent the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic tightening their belts, Global Affairs Canada was outfitting overseas diplomatic offices with over $40,000 in custom furniture produced by an Ottawa-based designer. READ MORE: https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/global-affairs-canada-spends-41k-on-fancy-custom-furniture-for-overseas-diplomatic-offices Check out the CANADIAN TAXPAYERS STORE!   Like this show? Subscribe and give us 5-stars! This podcast is brought to you by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, Canada’s premier grassroots advocacy group pushing for lower taxes, less waste and accountable governments. Sign-up as a Canadian Taxpayers Federation supporter at no-charge TODAY: https://www.taxpayer.com/join. ...

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August 29, 2022 00:14:27
#110 INTERVIEW Jean Charest

#110 INTERVIEW Jean Charest

 The Canadian Taxpayers Federation sat down with Conservative Party Leadership Candidate Jean Charest to talk about key taxpayer issues like what he would do to balance the budget, make life more affordable and find savings if he was elected prime minister. ...

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August 12, 2022 00:16:57
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#109 INTERVIEW Scott Aitchison

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation sat down with Conservative Party Leadership Candidate Scott Aitchison to talk about key taxpayer issues like what he would do to balance the budget, make life more affordable and find savings if he was elected prime minister. ...

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August 12, 2022 00:19:16
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#108 INTERVIEW Roman Baber

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation sat down with Conservative Party Leadership Candidate Roman Baber to talk about key taxpayer issues like what he would do to balance the budget, make life more affordable and find savings if he was elected prime minister. ...

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