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November 28, 2022 00:20:31
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#119 Senate Committee Gets and Earful About Online Censorship

The House of Commons committee stifled debate on the online censorship bill, C-11, but the Senate committee is diving in and our Ontario Director Jay Goldberg let them have it about the dangers of the legislation. WATCH JAY’S TESTOMONY HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTHwYFqfn4M&t=1s READ THE E-BOOK HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/media/Final%20C-11%20Report.pdf 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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118

November 21, 2022 00:42:35
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#118 Feds blow the budget by $20B (already)

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is already set to spend $20 billion over her own budget. And we’re only about half way through the fiscal year. But here’s the most amazing part: Freeland called her budgeting “prudent.” READ MORE HERE: https://financialpost.com/opinion/chrystia-freeland-20-billion-over-budget   Cold winter, big carbon tax bill Winter is coming and the carbon tax makes it more expensive to keep your home warm. We break down how much the carbon tax will cost Canadians this winter.  READ MORE HERE: https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-trudeau-carbon-taxes-leaving-canadians-out-in-the-cold   We found the bill for the governor general’s Middle East trip Governor General Mary Simon and her entourage billed taxpayers $1.3 million on the week-long trip to the Middle East. Can Simon prove that spending $1.3 million on a week-long trip is a better use of tax dollars than hiring more nurses or helping struggling Canadian taxpayers? The CTF dug up the data, and the National Post ran the story on its front page. READ MORE HERE: https://nationalpost.com/news/governor-general-trip-cost-taxpayers-1-3-million?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1667418831   SIGN THE PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/rein-in-governor-general-perks 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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117

November 08, 2022 00:34:39
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#117 Testifying to the Finance Committee on Behalf of Taxpayers

Federal Director Franco Terrazzano sits down with Alberta Director Kris Sims to discuss his testimony to the Finance Committee. ...

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116

October 28, 2022 00:33:38
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#116 That’s NOT how bonuses should work

Bureaucrats are taking big pay raises and bonuses. And they’re demanding more. Much more READ MORE HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/recession-for-who-not-government-employees Lovable nerds replicate $50M ArriveCAN app A few techies spent a weekend replicating the government’s ArriveCAN app. What they did for fun, the government spent $54 million to build. Is that a good deal for taxpayers? READ MORE HERE: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-two-canadian-tech-companies-say-each-recreated-arrivecan-app-to-show/ Students stand up to government debt Government debt will hit young people the hardest and young people across Canada are hitting back. The CTF’s student organization, Generation Screwed, is taking off. READ MORE: generationscrewed.ca 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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115

October 12, 2022 00:38:14
#115 Up? Really? What’s With the Carbon Tax?

#115 Up? Really? What’s With the Carbon Tax?

#115 Up? Really? What’s With the Carbon Tax? The cost of living is skyrocketing, and the federal government is making things worse by hiking the carbon tax. We have the details. READ MORE HERE: https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/conservatives-attempt-to-cancel-carbon-tax-hikes-fails-in-house-of-commons If CPP and EI Quack Like a Tax… If something looks like a duck, waddles like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it’s a duck. Likewise, if something takes money from you like a tax, funds government redistribution like a tax, and even the government admits it’s a tax, then it’s a tax. But the federal government is trying to hide that from you, while taking too much from your paycheque. READ MORE HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/yes,-payroll-taxes-are-taxes.-no,-trudeau-shouldn%E2%80%99t-be-raising-them We’re No Safer, but the Gun Ban Bill’s Higher Taxpayers been billed over $3 million in office costs alone for the bureaucrats running the federal gun ban and buyback scheme, without a single gun being purchased to date. We found the records that prove it. READ MORE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/costs-for-gun-ban-and-buyback-continue-to-balloon,-despite-not-buying-a-single-gun 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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114

October 06, 2022 00:30:41
#114 Tax Cuts Everywhere But Canada

#114 Tax Cuts Everywhere But Canada

 Tax Cuts Everywhere But Canada Other countries are cutting taxes, but here in Canada, the federal government is raising the carbon tax, payroll taxes, and alcohol taxes, actively choosing to make life more expensive. READ MORE HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/canada-hikes-taxes-while-51-other-countries-provide-tax-relief-report What Is Carpaccio Anyway? While Canadians were trying to figure out how to stretch their food budget, Governor General Mary Simon and her entourage were enjoying beef wellington and fancy Italian snacks as they flew around Europe and the Middle East. We dug up the receipts. READ MORE HERE: https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/beef-wellington-230-flowers-more-details-on-how-the-governor-general-spent-99k-on-a-middle-east-trip Pay for Your Own Pole, Councillor Jankov Charlottetown taxpayers picked up the $4,600 tab to take out a utility pole that was blocking city councillor Alana Jankov’s driveway, even though she and her husband had moved their driveway to face the pole AND the city government had been told it was the homeowner’s responsibility to pay for the work. We dug up the records. READ MORE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/charlottetown-taxpayers-paid-4,600-to-remove-utility-pole-outside-coun.-jankov%E2%80%99s-house?pending=1 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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