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Canadians are worried about taxpayers’ huge bill for the pandemic response ― but don’t think now is the time to pull back.
PC spending cuts will shrink Ontario’s economy, the Financial Accountability Office says.
Businesses got over $43.1 million in regional development cash.
Projects ranged from a craft brewery to a mining company.
After years of waste and mismanagement by the Kathleen Wynne and Dalton McGuinty governments, taxpayers do indeed need relief.
No matter how you slice it, $100,000 is a lot of money and there are an awful of lot government employees earning it.
The BC Lottery Corporation's big schmooze-and-booze conference should have taxpayers, who pick up the tab, singing the blues. BCLC lost $208,642 on its 2016 New Horizons in Responsible Gaming conference. The conference attracted only 85 paid registrants.
There should be public outcry for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to end these expensive traditions. It is due time the Canadian taxpayer stops paying for the Royal Family's expensive vacations. We are an independent sovereign nation, and it is time our politicians to stop wasting money.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau will soon release the government's Fall Economic Statement and the expectation is for more stimulus spending and higher deficits. The surrounding debate in Ottawa has been mostly focused on "how" and "what" of deficit spending and insufficiently on "why" and "when."