#126 Governor General’s $40K pandemic pay hike

February 16, 2023 00:29:14
#126 Governor General’s $40K pandemic pay hike
Canadian Taxpayers Podcast
#126 Governor General’s $40K pandemic pay hike

Feb 16 2023 | 00:29:14


Show Notes

Governor General’s $40K pandemic pay hike


The governor general’s salary in 2022 was $342,100. That means the governor general’s salary increased by almost $40,000 since the beginning of the pandemic. Why does the governor general need an extra $40,000 when they can expense taxpayers for as much beef wellington as they can stomach?


READ MORE HERE: https://nationalpost.com/news/governor-general-40k-pay-raise-pandemic 


Government union bosses milking you


A federal government union is pushing for up to 47 per cent more in pay and benefits over

three years. That would cost taxpayers $9.3 billion. That’s an extra $27,500 per bureaucrat each

year on average. And they want you to pay for it. 


READ MORE HERE: https://financialpost.com/opinion/opinion-taxpayers-cant-afford-federal-union-demands?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1676471130-1 

World Cup a rip off for taxpayers


Taxpayers will be on the hook for about half a million dollars for every minute of game time in the World Cup. That means every minute of game play could build a family a home. And the government’s economic claims aren’t worth the paper they’re written on. 


READ MORE HERE: https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/jay-goldberg-ford-is-skeptical-about-fifa-and-hes-right 



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