Canadian Taxpayers Podcast

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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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Latest Episodes…

  1. #92 BIG ISSUES- THE TAX BURDEN

    If politicians want to improve affordability, they need to lower taxes. To put that in perspective, even during the pandemic, the average Canadian family paid $35,047 in taxes, or 36 per cent of their budget. During this election, politicians are trying to sell us on their affordability plans. So, our B.C. ...

    09/18/2021

  2. #91 BIG ISSUES- GOVERNMENT DEBT

    The federal government is more than $1 trillion in debt. It’s borrowing $424 million every day.  That means that each Canadian is on the hook for about $30,000 in federal government debt alone. If politicians don’t save money that will have to come from Canadians through taxes today, taxes tomorrow or ...

    09/18/2021

  3. #90 BIG ISSUES- FREEDOM OF SPEECH

    Canadians place a high value on their freedom of speech, but the way we use that freedom could be changing depending on the outcome of the federal election. We wanted to make it easy for the average Canadian to make sense of the issue, so our interim Ontario Director Jay Goldberg ...

    09/14/2021

  4. #89 BIG ISSUE- GUN BANS

    The average Canadian probably thinks of Rambo when they hear the term “military-style assault rifle.” Politicians are counting on that confusion, and the media isn’t clearing things up. But if Canadians are going to cut through the political spin, they’re going to need to hear from experts and they need to ...

    09/13/2021

  5. #88 Q and A with Premier Jason Kenney

    Current CTF President and CEO Scott Hennig recently caught up with Premier Kenney to chat with him about his government’s response to COVID-19, his time with the CTF and much more. This is the unabridged version of the Q&A that ran in the Summer 2021 edition of The Taxpayer magazine. Check ...

    09/08/2021