Canadian Taxpayers Podcast

#23 Canada’s Credit Rating Falls, Bureaucrat Salaries Need to Shrink and Taxpayers Pay for Rock Star Photos and Sex Toy Exhibit

Canadian Taxpayers Podcast
#23 Canada’s Credit Rating Falls, Bureaucrat Salaries Need to Shrink and Taxpayers Pay for Rock Star Photos and Sex Toy Exhibit
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News at the Top – Canada’s Debt Level on the Rise

Canada got hit with a credit rating downgrade and we’re taking a look at the impact massive levels of government debt in the past.

Link to the Fitch Rating: https://www.fitchratings.com/research/sovereigns/canadas-growing-deficit-raises-fiscal-consolidation-risks-27-08-2020

Link to the Debt Clock: https://www.debtclock.ca/

Deep Dive – Bureaucrat Salaries Need to Shrink 7:10

Federal bureaucrats have never taken a pay cut. Now we have the biggest deficit in history. Federal Director Aaron Wudrick talks about the cost and next steps.  

Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/labour-day-reality-check-federal-government-should-target-15-and-15-reduction-for-employee-salary-costs?id=18585

Waste Watch – Taxpayers Pay for Rock Star Photos and Sex Toy Exhibit 17:21

The federal government spent thousands on a sex toy art show in Germany and a Bryan Adams photography show. Aaron Wudrick talks about the spending.

Sign the PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/abolish-the-mission-cultural-fund

Link to Written Story: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/ottawa-funds-rock-star-photo-exhibit-and-double-masturbator-display?id=18600 

Link to TV Story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGRQTy1kpMo

Link to Original Mission Cultural Fund Story: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/global-affairs-defensive-as-cultural-fund-confirmed-to-be-overbudget,-burning-through-millions

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