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Canadian Taxpayers Federation slams province over electric vehicle subsidies

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is slamming the Ontario government over a program the group says provided taxpayer-funded rebates to millionaires who purchased one of the priciest cars ever made.
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In wake of Senator's acquittal, giant inflatable Mike Duffy to fly again: Canadian Taxpayers Federation

National Post - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
One little-reported aspect of the Mike Duffy acquittal; the P.E.I. Senator's giant inflatable counterpart could now be cleared to fly again.
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N.S. tax burden second-highest in Canada: conference board - ‎1 hour ago‎
According to Kevin Lacey, Atlantic director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, the findings will hardly come as a surprise to most Nova Scotians.

@Kady's Watchlist for May 2 – Life and death on the Commons agenda today

Ottawa Citizen - ‎12 hours ago‎
... while Human Resources resumes its review of the Liberals' promised rollback on union financial disclosure requirements with testimony from the Canadian Bar Association, the Canadian Labour Congress, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation and Privacy ...

Gordzilla in the City: File those taxes so government experts...

The Province (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
We flew over in airliners, and then wined and dined, 283 participants, compared to the 124 folks sent by the U.S. or the 96 sent by the U.K.

In Alberta, workers -- not fat cats -- pay the price of business tax hikes

The Rebel - ‎6 hours ago‎
(Paige MacPherson is the Alberta Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. This op-ed was published in Business in Calgary magazine on May 1, 2016.

Governments shouldn't trample over teacher unions

Toronto Star - ‎14 hours ago‎
Some conservative groups, such as the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, which plans to act as an intervenor in the Supreme Court case, seem to think that we would all be better off if governments were able to unilaterally dictate teacher contracts.

Transform pensions to defined contribution plan, taxpayers federation urges Manitoba MLAs

Thompson Citizen - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) wants Manitoba MLAs elected April 19 to reform their own pensions, currently a defined benefit plan that pays out specific amounts regardless of how much they pay in.
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City likely on hook for millions in LeBreton cleanup, says Watson - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
... buys the argument that these sorts of developments would never proceed without public money being used for land decontamination.
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SkyTrain revenue up 7% after closing of fare gates: TransLink

News1130 - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Jordan Bateman with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation says TransLink has been grossly underestimating fare evasion. “They would constantly say it was around four per cent - you might get the odd guy at TransLInk who would say it's as high as six per ...

Taxpayers Federation viewpoint part of problem

Brandon Sun - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
I have seen recently in both of the Brandon newspapers, The Brandon Sun and The Westman Journal, a viewpoint/letter to the editor from Todd MacKay, Prairie director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. His group's view is that the newly elected ...

Out-of-province anti-bullying consultant paid tens of thousands of dollars by school division - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
An out-of-province anti-bullying consultant has been paid tens of thousands of dollars in travel expenses and fees for work in the Pembina Trails School Division, even though a host of government-funded resources and experts are available locally.

Stop wasting money

Brampton Guardian - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
... create a pro-active way of solving one of the world's greatest maladies, climate change. But there was a flaw - an expensive one, as revealed by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) this week. The program is actually subsidizing the richest ...
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Delta deal's signed, but Bombardier still wants federal cash - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
That continued push for public cash will no doubt disappoint the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, which released a statement Thursday morning congratulating Bombardier on the deal.
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Local transit workers voting whether to walk off the job

News1130 - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Jordan Bateman with the Canadian Taxpayers' Federation says the company is doing the right thing, arguing the premiums are archaic and not the norm in the real world anymore.

New study suggests teacher workloads on the rise

Rocky View Weekly - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The results of the study don't do much to change the mind of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF), a government watchdog group, which is calling for teachers' wages to be rolled back during negotiations.
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Electric car rebate a waste for Ontarians

The Kingston Whig-Standard - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
As Christine Van Geyn, Ontario director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, told CBC News in an interview this week: "If you can afford a Porsche Spyder, you probably don't need a $5,000 subsidy from regular folks.
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Taxpayers hand Pallister a mop

Thompson Citizen - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
It's going to take hard work and a detailed plan, but a Manitoba with a balanced budget and solid debt repayment strategy is a legacy that's worth passing on to future generations.

Editorial: On time? On budget? Fat chance

Vancouver Sun - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Jordan Bateman of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation estimates the province's treasury is short by $462 million in outstanding Medical Services Plan payments, of which $418 million are 90 days or more overdue.

EDITORIAL: Debt and taxes

North Shore News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Municipal workers' wages and benefits are red meat for groups like the Fraser Institute, Canadian Taxpayers Federation and the Canadian Federation of Independent Business who excoriate councils letting costs and taxes outpace what people in the private ...