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Canadian Taxpayers Federation marks Ontario debt hitting $300 billion

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
A horse trailer, a stadium clock, and some math. That's what the Canadian Taxpayers Federation used to send a flashy message to Queen's Park about the province's debt, which by their calculations reached $300 billion at approximately 10:34 a.m.

Canadian Taxpayers Federation brings its national debt clock to PEI

The Guardian Charlottetown - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation's national debt clock is a stark reminder of the rising costs of the federal government debt and how much it is costing Canadian taxpayers every minute of every day.
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100% 20k/H NS

The Seeker - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Cornwall Ontario - This latest stat has MPP Jim McDonell fuming. According to fiscal projections released by the Canadian Taxpayers' Federation, Ontario's total provincial debt surpassed the $300 billion mark on Monday. By the Financial Accountability ...

Canadian Taxpayers Federation debt clock visits Sarnia-Lambton

Sarnia Observer - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Ontario director Christine Van Geyn and federal director Aaron Wudrick of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation stand beside the Federation's debt clock, during a recent visit to Petrolia.
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'Nova Scotians are taxed enough,' Taxpayers Federation not sold on idea of highway tolls - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
WATCH ABOVE: Nova Scotia government's long awaited feasibility study on twinning eight sections of highway in the province suggests tolls would help government move the project along faster, but the idea is being met with mixed reaction.

Ontario's debt hitting $300 billion

The Sudbury Star - ‎22 hours ago‎
That's what the Canadian Taxpayers Federation used to send a flashy message to Queen's Park about the province's debt, which by their calculations reached $300 billion at approximately 10:34 a.m.
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Opinion: Nothing certain in B.C. except death, taxes and foreign investment

The Province - ‎4 hours ago‎
... from now, some other smiling premier will try another tax to protect British Columbians from skyrocketing housing prices. In B.C.

There are ways to get around the foreign buyers tax: CTF

News1130 - ‎11 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) - The biggest loophole in the new foreign buyers' tax may be a cultural one, that's according to the Canadian Taxpayers Federation which feels there are several ways for people to avoid paying it. Culturally, the CTF's Jordan ...

$50M repair job needed on Expo Line after internal report finds 557 defects

CTV News - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
“If you don't maintain things properly there's a big bill at the end,” said Jordan Bateman of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. “Quit spending money on the big sexy photo ops and do the little things. That's how you rebuild confidence in TransLink ...

Provincial debt eclipses $300 billion

The Kitchener Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
On Monday, Harris tweeted a picture of the Canadian Taxpayers' Federation's mobile debt clock outside the Ontario legislature as the provincial debt surpassed $300 billion.
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B.C. government receives criticism and praise in response to new tax on Metro Vancouver home sales to foreigners - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Others, including Canadian Taxpayers Federation B.C. director Jordan Bateman, argued that a 15-percent tax was simply not enough to sway the actions of buyers who are exceedingly wealthy.

Federal debt clock makes pit stop in Petrolia

Petrolia Topic - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Ontario Director Christine Van Geyn and Federal Director Aaron Wudrick of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation stand beside the debt clock just outside the Petrolia Arena.

Privatization could cut overtime: councillor

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
"You're always going to have some overtime. Things are going to go wrong, things don't always happen on schedule so you're going to have some overtime," said Todd MacKay, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation's prairie director. "If you're seeing more ...

Federal debt clock rolls through Windsor to raise awareness

Windsor Star - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The debt clock, built in 1993, is a large digital clock on a trailer created by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation to raise awareness about federal debt.

NB Power applies new tax hike to charges made before July 1 - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Aaron Wudrick, the federal director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, said people have to know what they pay in taxes up front.

The cost of schmoozing: What Canadian MPs spent on wining, dining and Tim Hortons

National Post - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Aaron Wudrick, president of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, said the federation is a “pretty hard line” group, but it wouldn't go so far as to say hospitality budgets should be slashed.
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New Canada Child Benefit program payments start today - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation - which supported the Conservative government's UCCB - says its default view on broad-based entitlement programs is that the government should cut taxes and put more money back in people's pockets.

Walmart fights with Visa, and Ottawa's CCB money goes out: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
"The program is going to be more expensive, even when you cancel out the other programs it's replacing, It's going to be a cost of an additional $3 [billion] to $5 billion a year," Aaron Wudrick of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation told the CBC this week.

CPS requests approval for 50 new officers funded through traffic fine revenue

CTV News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Paige Macpherson, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation's Alberta director, questions the idea of CPS members generating the funding for their salaries.

Heads in the sand, we slide deeper into debt

The Sarnia Journal - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
What Canadians owe grows by $930 a second, or $80 million a day, said Aaron Wudrick, federal director with the Canadian Taxpayers' Federation. The total debt has reached $627 billion, which means each of us owes $17,411, he said. Then there's the ...