#34 Big Win on Calgary Mayor’s Double Pension, The Cost of COVID Rises, and Québec Bureaucrat Blows a Bundle on a Car Rental

Episode 38 November 10, 2020 00:22:21
#34 Big Win on Calgary Mayor’s Double Pension, The Cost of COVID Rises, and Québec Bureaucrat Blows a Bundle on a Car Rental
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#34 Big Win on Calgary Mayor’s Double Pension, The Cost of COVID Rises, and Québec Bureaucrat Blows a Bundle on a Car Rental
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Show Notes

News at the Top – Big Win for CTF on Calgary Mayor’s Double Pension

Calgary council finally ended the mayor’s second pension.

Links: https://www.taxpayer.com/media/PolicyBrief%E2%80%93CalgaryPension.pdf

https://www.thestar.com/calgary/2018/06/13/taxpayers-group-calls-on-calgary-city-council-to-rein-in-golden-pension-plan.html 

Deep Dive – The Cost of COVID Rises

The average family of four’s share of the federal debt is now $100,000 and it’s only going up from here. Federal Director Aaron Wudrick and Ontario Director Jasmine Moulton break down the looming debt crisis.

Link: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/11/covid-19-has-countries-borrowing-money-just-about-as-quickly-as-they-can-print-it

Waste Watch – Québec Bureaucrat Blows a Bundle on a Car Rental

The CEO of Investissement Québec spent $1,500 on a mystery car rental for one day. To put that in perspective: He could have rented two Ferraris and saved money. To put that in even better perspective: Alberta Director Franco Terrazano’s first car cost $1,500.

Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/quebec-taxpayers-reimbursed-investissement-qu%C3%A9bec-ceo-guy-leblanc-1,500-for-a-one-day-car-rental?id=18736

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