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Balanced Budget Coming in … 2041
We have some good news and some bad news. The good news: The feds plan to balance the budget before 2070. The bad news? They won’t be balancing the budget until after 2041! By then, interest charges will have cost taxpayers $802 billion.
The CTF has been telling the federal government how to avoid the crunch.
READ OUR FEDERAL BUDGET SUBMISSION HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/media/Backgrounder-carbon-tax-rebate-cost.pdf
Liquor Taxes on a Bender
Imagine hearing two bartenders whispering about running up your bill. That would set off a few alarm bells. It turns out that is exactly what the federal government is doing as it overindulges in tax hikes for beer and liquor each year, without a vote in Parliament.
READ OUR REPORT HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/government-liquor-tax-hike-bender-needs-to-end
Waste Watch: Global Affairs Drops Over $40,000 On Fancy Furniture
While most Canadians spent the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic tightening their belts, Global Affairs Canada was outfitting overseas diplomatic offices with over $40,000 in custom furniture produced by an Ottawa-based designer.
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