Canadian Taxpayers Podcast
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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Earlier this month, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation held its 23rd annual Teddy Waste Awards ceremony in a special virtual presentation, celebrating the best of the worst in government waste uncovered in the past year. The Teddy, a pig-shaped award given annually by the CTF to government’s worst waste offenders, is ...
News at the Top – MPs Raise Their Own Pay Federal politicians have a pretty bad April fools joke up their sleeves. Every MP is scheduled to get an extra $3,000 going straight from taxpayers’ pockets as of Apr. 1, 2021. Our Quebec Director Renaud Brossard breaks down the ridiculous raise ...
#56 Huge Petition to Cut Off Julie Payette’s Expense Account, Home Heating Bills Hammered by Carbon Tax, and B.C. Bureaucrat Blows $500,000
News at the Top – We Told Trudeau Told to Cut Off Julie Payette’s Expense Account Last week, Federal Director Aaron Wudrick paid a visit to the Prime Minister’s Office and dropped off 200,000 petition signatures demanding the scrapping of the outrageous expense policy for former governors general. Aaron tells our Quebec ...
#55 Gun Ban Gets More Expensive (and Weird), Ontario Politicians Laugh about Pay Cuts, and Navy Ships Billions Overbudget
News at the Top – Gun Ban Gets More Expensive (and Weird) The Trudeau government has officially introduced legislation to spend hundreds of millions to ban some guns, but there’s no evidence this move will make Canadians any safer. Our B.C. Director Kris Sims and Prairie Director Todd MacKay break down the ...
We've got an important interview for you. Darryl Plecas is a former Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia for Abbotsford South from 2013 to 2020, and served as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 2017 to 2020. He blew the whistle on bizarre and questionable spending ...