#132 Feds hike inflation then hike interest rates

Episode 132 July 09, 2023 00:39:46
#132 Feds hike inflation then hike interest rates
Canadian Taxpayers Podcast
#132 Feds hike inflation then hike interest rates

Jul 09 2023 | 00:39:46

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Show Notes

The Trudeau government deserves a big chunk of the blame for rising mortgage payments.
Ottawa’s never-ending deficits, tax hikes and money printing helped push inflation to a 40-year
high. Without this inflation, the Bank of Canada would have little reason to raise rates and
Canadians wouldn’t be worried about their mortgage payments going through the roof.

READ MORE HERE: https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/terrazzano-higher-interest-
rates-the-price-of-government-inflation

You paid for ex-politician to go to Harvard

Welcome to Canada: where losing re-election is like winning a prestigious scholarship. Up to
$15,000. All on the taxpayers’ dime. The CTF uncovered a little-known slush fund that former
members of Parliament can use to pay for their post-secondary education after they leave
Parliament Hill.

READ MORE HERE: https://nationalpost.com/news/former-mps-billed-taxpayers-over-90000-
in-transitional-benefits

No more sex toy shows for Trudeau government

Taxpayers just scored a big victory in Ottawa! Global Affairs Canada announced it’s scrapping
the multi-million-dollar slush fund known as the Mission Cultural Fund. The MCF was used to
pay for a sex toy show in Germany, for old people in Taiwan to talk about their sex lives on
stage and to promote Margaret Atwood’s book in Australia.

READ MORE HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/scrapping-wasteful-mission-
cultural-fund-a-huge-win-for-taxpayers

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