#112 Why is Ottawa in Farmers’ Way?

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

Sep 14 2022 | 00:31:13


Show Notes

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


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


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