#46 Trudeau Raising Taxes (Again), Canada Fails on Transparency, and Ontario Health Executives Get Big Payouts

Episode 50 January 19, 2021 00:26:27
#46 Trudeau Raising Taxes (Again), Canada Fails on Transparency, and Ontario Health Executives Get Big Payouts
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#46 Trudeau Raising Taxes (Again), Canada Fails on Transparency, and Ontario Health Executives Get Big Payouts
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Show Notes

News at the Top – Trudeau Raising Taxes (Again)

The taxpayer takeaway for 2021: you’re going to be paying more, not less.

Federal Director Aaron Wudrick tells Alberta Director Franco Terrazano about the incoming tax hikes on alcohol, Netflix, paycheques, and of course, the carbon tax.

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Deep Dive – Canada Fails on Transparency

Our Quebec Director Renaud Brossard explains to Ontario Director Jasmine Moulton how Canada fell behind Russia, Pakistan, and South Sudan in the rankings for best transparency laws.

Links:  https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/trudeau-is-failing-to-meet-his-own-government-transparency-standards?id=18808

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/liberals-trying-balance-transparency-pm-154000384.html

https://www.rti-rating.org/

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Waste Watch – Ontario Health Executives Get Big Payouts

Jasmine Moulton, stays on for a crazy story about Ontario health bureaucrats who travelled while we’re all told to stay at home and now they’re in line for seven-figure severance payouts from taxpayers.  

Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/taxpayers-federation-slams-1-million-severance-payout-to-former-hospital-ceo?id=18854

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