#60 Huge Win for Alberta Taxpayers, Carbon Tax Fight Continues, Home Equity Tax?

Episode 64 March 31, 2021 00:25:16
#60 Huge Win for Alberta Taxpayers, Carbon Tax Fight Continues, Home Equity Tax?
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#60 Huge Win for Alberta Taxpayers, Carbon Tax Fight Continues, Home Equity Tax?
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Show Notes

News at the Top – Huge Win for Alberta Taxpayers

The Alberta government is introducing recall and citizens’ initiative, which has been a major goal of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation and our supporters for years.

Our Alberta Director Franco Terrazzano breaks it down for B.C. Director Kris Sims.

LINKS: https://globalnews.ca/news/7698083/alberta-recall-legislation-bill-52/

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/proposed-law-could-see-alberta-voters-petition-governments-for-changes-1.5952191

Deep Dive – Carbon Tax Fight Continues

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled the federal government can impose a carbon tax across the country.

But the CTF is definitely not giving up the fight. We’ve always said we’d use every tool at our disposal to fight the federal carbon tax and joining in constitutional challenges was just one tool.

Links: https://www.fraserinstitute.org/studies/estimated-impacts-of-a-170-carbon-tax-in-canada

https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/taxpayers-federation-reacts-to-supreme-court-ruling-on-federal-carbon-tax

Waste Watch – Home Equity Tax?

In the summer, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation said they were not funding a study of a home equity tax. We have exclusive documents that show they weren’t telling the whole story.

Link: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/cmhc-spent-250,000-on-home-tax-study,-despite-denials

SIGN the PETITION to STOP A HOME EQUITY TAX: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/no-home-equity-tax

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