Canadian Taxpayers Federation

CTF critical of proposed one-week delay to 2025 federal election

CTF critical of proposed one-week delay to 2025 federal election

Mar 25, 2024 | 1:54pm
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is voicing its concern that a plan to move back the 2025 election by a week could trigger a number of MP pensions.  The move is part of the federal government’s electoral reform legislation brought in last week. Under that legislation, the plan is to move back the federal election from […]

Taxpayers Federation calling on federal government to provide relief

Feb 22, 2022 | 6:54am

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) calls on the federal government to provide tax relief and rein in some spending to ease the rising cost of living. According to a report from Stats Canada, consumer prices increased by 5.1 per cent. Franco Terrazzano, the federal director of the CTF, said inflation is one of the key […]

Canadian Taxpayers Fed. says province needs to control spending after credit rating downgrade

May 25, 2021 | 6:36am

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) say the Saskatchewan government needs to control their spending after the province’s credit rating was downgraded. CTF Prairie Director Todd MacKay says with the pandemic causing additional spending in areas like healthcare, the province needs to find ways to save money elsewhere. “Spending is going up across the board, almost […]

Canadian Taxpayers’ Federation hoping to see a reserved federal budget

Apr 19, 2021 | 7:40am

The federal government comes out with their first budget in two years on Monday, and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation has created a wish list of sorts. Federal Director Aaron Wudrick says he would like to see some spending control in Ottawa with this budget. “We’ve obviously spent hundreds of millions that we had not planned […]

Province to resume tax indexation in New Year

Dec 29, 2020 | 11:05am

Starting January 1st, the Government of Saskatchewan will once again index provincial tax brackets to inflation, protecting residents from paying higher income taxes. Prairie Director of the Canadian Taxpayers’ Federation Todd MacKay says the government’s decision is a move in the right direction. “It’s the right thing to do, my only criticism here is they […]

Canadian Taxpayers Federation thinks now is the time to lower taxes

Sep 15, 2020 | 7:44am

It may seem counter intuitive, but the Canadian Taxpayers Federation suggests that the best way for the federal government to help the economy bounce back and to deal with the deficit is to lower taxes. Federal Director Aaron Wudrick says even before COVID-19 the CTF was advocating for cuts to government salaries and to corporate […]

Irrigation project announced by province being questioned by Canadian Taxpayers Federation

Jul 12, 2020 | 6:15am

Questions are being asked by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation on a massive four billion dollar irrigation project announced by the province earlier this month, That plan at Lake Diefenbaker will be built over three phases and will cost around $4 billion over the next ten years according to the province. CTF spokesperson Todd McKay says […]

Taxpayers Federation hoping to see Sask hold referendum on equalization

Jun 22, 2020 | 6:00am

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is asking Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe to follow in the footsteps of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and hold a referendum on equalization. Prairie Director for the CTF, Todd MacKay, says that equalization is unfair to the prairie provinces, and that Saskatchewan needs to partner with Alberta, in order to have a […]

Reaction to Saskatchewan budget

Jun 15, 2020 | 3:40pm

The province is forecasting a deficit of $2.4 billion dollars. That number that Finance Minister Donna Harpauer refers to as “daunting” was announced Monday as a full provincial budget was introduced in the Saskatchewan Legislature as MLA’s returned after leaving in March due to the pandemic. Reaction to the document was swift. SASKATCHEWAN FEDERATION OF […]