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.”
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.
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.
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