#55 Gun Ban Gets More Expensive (and Weird), Ontario Politicians Laugh about Pay Cuts, and Navy Ships Billions Overbudget

Episode 59 March 04, 2021 00:35:08
#55 Gun Ban Gets More Expensive (and Weird), Ontario Politicians Laugh about Pay Cuts, and Navy Ships Billions Overbudget
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#55 Gun Ban Gets More Expensive (and Weird), Ontario Politicians Laugh about Pay Cuts, and Navy Ships Billions Overbudget
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Show Notes

News at the Top – Gun Ban Gets More Expensive (and Weird)

The Trudeau government has officially introduced legislation to spend hundreds of millions to ban some guns, but there’s no evidence this move will make Canadians any safer.

Our B.C. Director Kris Sims and Prairie Director Todd MacKay break down the impact this will have on taxpayer’s wallets, and the lives of legal gunowners.

Link: https://globalnews.ca/news/7642893/assault-rifle-buyback-program-canada/

SIGN THE PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/scrap-the-gun-ban-and-buy-back

Deep Dive – Ontario Politicians Laugh About Pay Cuts

Ontario politicians laughed at the idea of cutting salaries for politicians.

Our Ontario Director Jasmine Moulton discusses this flagrant disrespect for taxpayers with our Alberta Director Franco Terrazzano.

Links: https://www.durhamradionews.com/archives/133413

https://www.secondstreet.org/2020/08/26/the-last-government-pay-cut/

Waste Watch – Navy Ships Billions Overbudget

New ships for the Canadian Navy were supposed to cost $26 billion. But now, they’re going to cost at least $77 billion, and be at least five years late.

Our Federal Director Aaron Wudrick talks about the debacle with our Quebec Director Renaud Brossard. 

Link: https://ottawacitizen.com/news/national/defence-watch/cost-of-canadian-navy-warship-program-jumps-to-77-billion-says-pbo

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