Canadian Taxpayers Podcast

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February 11, 2022 00:31:49
#101 CTF Gets Vax Tax Axed

#101 CTF Gets Vax Tax Axed

Quebec Axes Vax Tax Quebec has backed down from its plan to impose a tax on unvaccinated people after the Canadian Taxpayers Federation and others opposed the tax. READ MORE: https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/quebec-scraps-proposed-tax-on-the-unvaccinated-announces-gyms-and-spas-can-reopen-1.5762751   Federal Bureaucrats Get Pay Raises During Pandemic     Documents dug up by the CTF show over 300,000 federal bureaucrats received pay raises during the COVID-19 pandemic.   READ OUR REPORT HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/media/Report-pandemic-pay-raise.pdf   Provincial Bureaucrats Also Get Pandemic Pay Raises   The tale of two pandemics continued on the provincial level, with over 200,000 raises approved for provincial bureaucrats across the country.   READ OUR REPORT HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/media/Report-pandemic-pay-raise.pdf SIGN the PETITION https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/stop-trudeau%E2%80%99s-debt-dive 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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January 25, 2022 00:23:44
#100 Feds Study A Tax They Say They Won’t Collect

#100 Feds Study A Tax They Say They Won’t Collect

Calgary Arena Deal Collapse Saving Residents Millions A $635 million stadium deal in Calgary has fallen through, and that’s a good thing for taxpayers. Kris Sims and Kevin Lacey break down the bullet taxpayers have dodged. Nova Scotia Actually Balances Budget Something rare is happening in Nova Scotia where the provincial government manages to balance its budget. Renaud Brossard has more on just how they managed to find a $108 million surplus. READ MORE HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/baseball-bronfman-asking-for-the-equivalent-of-54,000-quebecers-total-income-tax-bills Feds Study Home Equity Tax Politicians say they won’t implement a home equity tax, but Ottawa just spent taxpayers’ money on study recommending a home equity tax. Franco Terrazzano has the details. READ MORE HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/feds-consider-new-tax-on-homes CHECK OUT OUR HOME TAX CALCULATOR: https://bit.ly/3rJsjpi SIGN the PETITIONS NO HOME TAX: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/no-home-equity-tax NO HOME SALE REPORTING: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/take-home-sales-off-tax-forms 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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December 30, 2021 00:32:15
#99 Julie Payette Tops 2021 Taxpayer Naughty List

#99 Julie Payette Tops 2021 Taxpayer Naughty List

#99 Julie Payette Tops 2021 Taxpayer Naughty List Franco Terrazzano is spreading some Christmas cheer and also some coal with our 2021 Naughty and Nice list. Who’s at the top of the Naughty list? Former governor general Julie Payette, with Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole a runner-up for flip-flopping on carbon taxes. CHECK THE LIST HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/taxpayers-release-naughty-and-nice-list-en_ca SIGN the PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/rein-in-governor-general-perks Taxes Going Up in 2022   Franco has also been doing some of that nerdy policy work and he’s put together this year’s New Year’s Tax Changes report. Long story short? Taxpayers should brace for a raft of tax hikes in 2022. SEE THE CHANGES HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/ctf-releases-new-year%E2%80%99s-tax-changes-for-2022 SIGN the PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/take-home-sales-off-tax-forms Quebec Billionaire Wants Baseball Subsidy Renaud Brossard has an update from Montreal, where billionaire Stephen Bronfman is asking for a subsidy equivalent to 54,000 Quebecers income taxes in a bid to bring a part-time baseball team to the city. READ MORE HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/baseball-bronfman-asking-for-the-equivalent-of-54,000-quebecers-total-income-tax-bills 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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December 15, 2021 00:27:50
#98 Trudeau’s Office View Gets Anti-Buyback Billboards

#98 Trudeau’s Office View Gets Anti-Buyback Billboards

We put up a bunch of billboards outside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office reminding him that the gun ban and buyback he’s pushing won’t work. SIGN the PETITION:  https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/scrap-the-gun-ban-and-buy-back Feds Still Not Serious about Trillion-Dollar Deficit Franco Terrazzano tells Todd about Ottawa politicians ignoring the skyrocketing debt, which is projected to hit $1.2 trillion by the end of this fiscal year. READ HIS WARNING HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/trudeau-needs-to-make-government-debt-a-priority Politicians Didn’t Save for a Rainy Day British Columbia has been hammered by a major natural disaster. Kris Sims tells Todd what we can learn from the devastating events, and how politicians can prepare better. READ MORE HERE: https://ottawasun.com/opinion/columnists/sims-b-c-flooding-shows-why-governments-should-save-for-rainy-days/wcm/118a3420-4695-4bae-bc36-d1b76529fbb5 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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November 24, 2021 00:27:24
#97 Why Don’t Politicians Talk about Inflation?

#97 Why Don’t Politicians Talk about Inflation?

The cost of living is on the rise in Canada and inflation is a big factor. Federal Director Franco Terrazzano lays out why with Todd.   WATCH FRANCO’S INTERVIEW: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cce3NxsvDk&list=PLQ75-1ptdNxKgCQ_jHZYuREdhghwumHtF&index=3 Gas taxes going down in Ontario?   Doug Ford promised to ease the pain at the pumps for Ontario taxpayers, and Jay Goldberg is making sure he keeps that promise. CHECK OUT THE PROMISE HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/taxpayers-federation-welcomes-gas-tax-cut-recommitment Balanced budget sighting Something very unusual is happening in New Brunswick, as the province is running a surplus and actually paying down the debt. Renaud Brossard explains how that happened.  READ MORE HERE: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/new-brunswick-growth-surplus-1.6250584 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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November 11, 2021 00:33:48
#96 Inflation Tax is Driving Up the Price of Everything

#96 Inflation Tax is Driving Up the Price of Everything

Want to know why everything is more expensive these days? Our Federal Director Franco Terrazzano recently published a column in the Toronto Sun on that very topic, and sat down with Todd to talk about the rising price of inflation taxes on Canadian wallets. READ THE COLUMN: https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/terrazzano-deficit-spending-and-inflation-tax-drive-up-cost-of-living Home Equity Tax Calculator Kris Sims is unveiling a home equity tax calculator so Canadian homeowners can check just how much a possible home equity tax might cost them. CHECK OUT THE CALCULATOR HERE: https://secure.taxpayer.com/home-equity-tax-calculator-v2/ Angry Librarians And Ontario Director Jay Goldberg has some words of wisdom for newly-appointed Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriquez on what to do with Bill C-10, which had raised wide concerns about internet censorship before the recent federal election. READ THAT ADVICE HERE: https://nationalpost.com/opinion/jay-goldberg-new-minister-needs-to-rethink-the-governments-draconian-internet-regulations 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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