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Green Corporate Welfare is Growing

Overall, on corporate welfare, governments are finding new reasons to separate taxpayers from their wealth. Government interference in the marketplace is growing with green energy rationalizations.
By Canadian Taxpayers Federation -- Mark Milke- Friday, April 28, 2017 - Full Story

Ontario’s So-Called Balanced Budget Is the Diet That Makes You Fat

• Despite claims of a balanced budget, Ontario’s debt is set to grow by $12.6 billion over two years
• Government is promising a government subsidized drug plan for people into their mid-twenties, with no costing or policy details in budget
By Canadian Taxpayers Federation -- Christine Van Geyn, CTF Ontario Director- Thursday, April 27, 2017 - Full Story

Deficit procrastination comes at a price

Federal Conservative leadership candidates are making it clear it was a mistake to procrastinate on deficits
By Canadian Taxpayers Federation -- Todd MacKay, Prairie Director - Canadian Taxpayers Federation- Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - Full Story

$12 Billion in Corporate Welfare but Zero Transparency

• Nearly $12 billion spent on corporate welfare by federal government since 1967 provides zero evidence of job creation
• For 148 projects receiving at least $25 million, 84 per cent have at least some information redacted
By Canadian Taxpayers Federation - Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - Full Story

Skin Deep: Justin Trudeau’s vision of diversity

If Trudeau wanted to be a little more truthful with himself and his fellow Liberals, he could always modify his favourite slogan so that it represents his true sentiments: “Diversity, it’s only skin deep.”
By David Sedgwick - Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - Full Story