#26 Throne Speech Spending Spree, Trudeau’s Secret Second Carbon Tax, and Vancouver City Hall Splurges on Fancy Chairs

Episode 30 September 29, 2020 00:21:56
#26 Throne Speech Spending Spree, Trudeau’s Secret Second Carbon Tax, and Vancouver City Hall Splurges on Fancy Chairs
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#26 Throne Speech Spending Spree, Trudeau’s Secret Second Carbon Tax, and Vancouver City Hall Splurges on Fancy Chairs
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Show Notes

News at the Top – Throne Speech Spending Spree

Ottawa’s spending is full throttle in the throne speech. Plans to pay for all of that spending are entirely absent. We look at the scary prospect of skyrocketing debt.

Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/taxpayers-federation-throne-speech-promises-risk-breaking-the-bank?id=18655

Sign the PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/don%E2%80%99t-make-temporary-pandemic-spending-permanent

Deep Dive – Trudeau’s Secret Second Carbon Tax 5:28

The carbon tax costs taxpayers a lot of money without helping the environment. Now the Trudeau government is reloading with a second carbon tax disguised as a fuel standard. Todd MacKay and Franco Terrazano discuss the incoming “Clean Fuel Standard”.

Link: https://nationalpost.com/opinion/john-ivison-get-ready-for-the-liberals-secret-new-carbon-tax

Sign the PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/stop-trudeau-s-second-carbon-tax

Waste Watch – Vancouver City Hall Splurges on Fancy Chairs 16:02

While publicly saying it was cash-strapped due to COVID-19, Vancouver’s city government decided to go on a shopping spree for fancy chairs. Kris Sims has the full story.

Link: https://globalnews.ca/news/7342076/vancouver-mayor-disappointed-high-end-furniture-purchase/

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