Canadian Taxpayers Podcast
#18 Feds Spend Thousands on Harrington Lake Vanities, We Win on Judges’ Pay, and Political Parties Head to the Trough, Again
News at the Top – Feds Spend Thousands on Harrington Lake Vanities
We have more exclusive information on the ridiculous spending on the prime minister’s cottage. The project, which is heading north of $10 million in cost, includes nearly $10,500 for a garden plan and thousands for pictures of a new farmhouse.
Deep Dive – We Win on Judges’ Pay 6:40
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation won an important victory at the Supreme Court of Canada, which ruled politicians are ultimately responsible for spending taxpayers’ money, including spending on salaries for judges. Our legal eagle and federal director Aaron Wudrick talks about the case.
Waste Watch – Political Parties Head to the Trough, Again 21:20
Political parties in Canada have been quietly reaching into our back pockets and taking more tax dollars than they normally do. This time, they’re taking money meant for Canadians who are struggling with the pandemic shutdown. Our Alberta director Franco Terrazzano is here to talk about it.
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