#71 Ottawa Mayor Subsidizes Porsche, Mike Duffy Gets $4,000 a Week from Taxpayers, Failed UN Security Seat Campaign Bills Soar

Episode 75 June 02, 2021 00:26:37
#71 Ottawa Mayor Subsidizes Porsche, Mike Duffy Gets $4,000 a Week from Taxpayers, Failed UN Security Seat Campaign Bills Soar
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#71 Ottawa Mayor Subsidizes Porsche, Mike Duffy Gets $4,000 a Week from Taxpayers, Failed UN Security Seat Campaign Bills Soar

Jun 02 2021 | 00:26:37

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Show Notes

News at the Top – Ottawa Mayor Subsidizes Porsche

In one of the most baffling examples of corporate welfare we’ve ever seen, Ottawa’s city council is handing over nearly three million dollars to build a Porsche dealership.

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LINK: https://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/2-9-million-tax-break-for-ottawa-porsche-dealership-receives-the-green-light-1.5443787

Deep Dive – Mike Duffy Gets $4,000 a Week from Taxpayers  

Because of the mandatory retirement age in the Senate of 75, Mike Duffy’s birthday will land him almost $4,000 every month for the rest of his life, all thanks to a taxpayer-funded pension.

LINK: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/duffy%E2%80%99s-75th-birthday-kicks-off-47,000-per-year-senator-pension-party

Waste Watch – Failed UN Security Seat Campaign Bills Soar

The federal government spent more than $8.6 million on the failed drive for a seat on the UN Security Council, according to documents exclusively obtained by the CTF.  

LINK: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/failed-un-security-seat-campaign-cost-over-8.6-million

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