Canadian Taxpayers Podcast

Canadian Taxpayers Podcast

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This podcast is for Canadians who want lower taxes, less waste and more accountable government. We go beyond the politics to push for policies that shrink tax bills. We break exclusive news stories about government waste that aren’t covered by the media


#30 Liberals Flip Table Over WE Charity Scandal, Federal Greens Raise Destructive Death Taxes, and Quebec Government Bills Taxpayers to Lobby Itself
Oct 21 • 24 min
News at the Top – Liberals Flip Table Over We Charity Scandal Liberal MPs are shutting down committee meetings and filibustering to keep hundreds pages of blacked-out documents about the WE Charity scandal secret. Federal Director Aaron Wudrick breaks…
#29 BC Liberals Look at Chopping PST, Wealth Taxes Will Hurt Families, and Julie Payette Breaks the Bank
Oct 13 • 28 min
News at the Top – BC Liberals Looking at Ending ICBC, Chopping PST With an election ongoing in British Columbia, the B.C. Liberals have made a pair of big promises. The first is to get rid of the PST for a year. The second? Get rid of the monopoly auto…
#28 INTERVIEW Dan McTeague – Canadians for Affordable Energy president talks about Trudeau’s second carbon tax
Oct 8 • 24 min
Dan McTeague, President of Canadians for Affordable Energy, talks about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s proposed second carbon tax (the so-called Clean Fuel Standard). Canadians for Affordable Energy calculates the second carbon tax will cost families…
#27 Trudeau Tosses His Fiscal Anchors, Ford Gets Taxpayer Money to CUT Jobs, and Tesla’s Crappy Car Nets Big Subsidies
Oct 6 • 24 min
News at the Top – Trudeau Tosses His Fiscal Anchors Canada is looking at a $1 trillion deficit, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is shrugging off the debt like it’s no big deal. Credit ratings agencies tell a different, much more concerning story. Link:…
#26 Throne Speech Spending Spree, Trudeau’s Secret Second Carbon Tax, and Vancouver City Hall Splurges on Fancy Chairs
Sep 29 • 21 min
News at the Top – Throne Speech Spending Spree Ottawa’s spending is full throttle in the throne speech. Plans to pay for all of that spending are entirely absent. We look at the scary prospect of skyrocketing debt. Link:…
#25 Legal Fight for Health-Care Choice, B.C. Carbon Tax Not Working (Again), and Corporate Welfare Refinery Fail
Sep 22 • 27 min
News at the Top – Legal Fight for Health-Care Choice British Columbia’s top court has ruled against private options for Canadian patients facing long wait times, but the fight isn’t over. Link: https://www.yourhealthcantwait.ca/ Deep Dive – B.C. Carbon…
#24 Conservatives Pay Back Wage Subsidy, Road to Recovery Needs Tax Cuts and Bureaucrats Throw Themselves a Red-Carpet Gala
Sep 15 • 32 min
News at the Top – Conservatives Pay Back Wage Subsidy Erin O’Toole’s Conservatives are paying the federal wage subsidy as promised. Both the Liberals and the NDP need to follow suit. Link:…
#23 Canada’s Credit Rating Falls, Bureaucrat Salaries Need to Shrink and Taxpayers Pay for Rock Star Photos and Sex Toy Exhibit
Sep 8 • 26 min
News at the Top – Canada’s Debt Level on the Rise Canada got hit with a credit rating downgrade and we’re taking a look at the impact massive levels of government debt in the past. Link to the Fitch Rating:…
#22 INTERVIEW Saqib Qureshi, author of Broken Promise
Sep 2 • 41 min
The Canadian Taxpayers Podcast sat down with Dr. Saqib Qureshi who just released a book entitled Broken Contract. Dr. Qureshi argues that our current democracy doesn’t give enough power for the people and makes bold recommendations to strengthen…
#21 CERB Hurting Back-To-Work Efforts, Morneau Jumps Ship, and Negotiations Bills Get Crazy
Aug 31 • 26 min
Please tell us what you think of the Canadian Taxpayers Podcast with this short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PodCast_Aug20 News at the Top – CERB Hurting Back-To-Work Efforts The federal government is extending the Canadian Emergency Response…
#20 An Apology and a Mystery, O’Toole’s Promises to Taxpayers, and Governor General’s Costs Skyrocket
Aug 25 • 23 min
Please tell us what you think of the Canadian Taxpayers Podcast with this short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PodCast_Aug20 News at the Top – An Apology and a Mystery We reported that Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna had billed taxpayers…
#19 INTERVIEW Cassandra Parker
Aug 24 • 13 min
Cassandra Parker owns a small business in Prince George, B.C., and she’s launched a legal challenge in the Federal Court against Ottawa’s gun ban and buyback. We’re supporting her in that fight, and recently sat down with her to talk about the issue. Help…
#18 Feds Spend Thousands on Harrington Lake Vanities, We Win on Judges’ Pay, and Political Parties Head to the Trough, Again
Aug 17 • 27 min
News at the Top – Feds Spend Thousands on Harrington Lake Vanities We have more exclusive information on the ridiculous spending on the prime minister’s cottage. The project, which is heading north of $10 million in cost, includes nearly $10,500 for a…
#17 INTERVIEW Preston Manning
Aug 10 • 45 min
The Canadian Taxpayers Podcast sat down with Preston Manning, one of the most well-known and influential politicians in Canada today. Manning has a new book, which we discussed, as well as a range of topics from his time in office to his views on how to…
#16 Trudeau’s WE Troubles Continue, Harrington Lake Renovation Costs Soar and Quebec Invests in Flying Whales?
Aug 4 • 25 min
News at the Top – Trudeau’s WE Troubles Continue Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s WE Charity scandal is continuing to spiral, with Trudeau himself appearing before the powerful committee looking into the affair. We have the latest on the saga. Ask the…
#15 Ottawa Studies Home Tax, Atlantic Canada Has Tax Problems, and Catherine McKenna Spends Thousands on Photo Shoots
Jul 28 • 24 min
News at the Top – Ottawa Studies Home Tax The federal government is spending $250,000 on a study that that includes the idea of a hitting people with taxes when they sell their homes. The trial balloon didn’t last long and the Canadian Taxpayers…
#14.4 INTERVIEW Peter MacKay
Jul 27 • 27 min
We Speak to Conservative Party Leadership Candidate Peter MacKay Canadian Taxpayers sat down with Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate Peter MacKay to talk about issues important to taxpayers.
#14.3 INTERVIEW Erin O’Toole
Jul 20 • 27 min
We Speak to Conservative Party Leadership Candidate Erin O’Toole Canadian Taxpayers sat down with Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate Erin O’Toole to talk about issues important to taxpayers.
#14.2 INTERVIEW Derek Sloan
Jul 20 • 17 min
We Speak to Conservative Party Leadership Candidate Derek Sloan Canadian Taxpayers sat down with Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate Derek Sloan to talk about issues important to taxpayers.
#14.1 INTERVIEW Leslyn Lewis
Jul 20 • 21 min
We Speak to Conservative Party Leadership Candidate Leslyn Lewis Canadian Taxpayers sat down with Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate Leslyn Lewis to talk about issues important to taxpayers.
#14 We Speak to the Conservative Party Leadership Candidates
Jul 20 • 3 min
News at the Top – We Speak to the Conservative Party Leadership Candidates This week, the Canadian Taxpayers Podcast is doing something a little different. We’re releasing separate episodes where we interview leadership candidates for the Conservative…
#13 WE Charity Scandal Deepens, Canada’s Deficit Skyrockets, and Health Canada Spends Big Bucks on Oatmeal Photos
Jul 13 • 26 min
News at the Top – WE Charity Scandal Deepens Outrage over the prime minister’s ties to the WE Charity is growing. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is calling for the auditor general to get involved. Email auditor general Karen Hogan at:…
#12 Alberta Oil Heads East (the Long Way), We Join the Fight Against the Gun Ban, and Ottawa’s Stinking Station Problem
Jul 6 • 26 min
News at the Top – Energy Heads East Alberta oil is going to New Brunswick (through the Panama Canal). Canadian taxpayers are losing a lot of money because pipelines are being blocked. But there’s a bit of good news. Link:…
#11 CERB’s Unintended Consequences, Bombardier Back at the Trough, and Health Bureaucrats Book Conference After Lockdown
Jun 29 • 22 min
News at the Top – CERB’s Unintended Consequences Some governments are paying people to stay home while other governments pay them to go back to work and taxpayers are paying for all of it because Ottawa rubber stamped the extension of the Canada Emergency…
#10 Conservative Candidates Pledge to Scrap Carbon Tax, Alberta to Vote on Equalization, and Canada’s failed UN Security Council Campaign
Jun 22 • 26 min
News at the Top – Conservative Candidates Pledge to Scrap Carbon Tax The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has secured signed pledges from all four candidates for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada to scrap the Trudeau carbon tax if they…