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Saskatchewan budget coming with tax increases; taxpayers group critical of move

The Saskatchewan government is about to unveil a deficit budget with tax increases.

The province is facing about a $1.3 billion deficit and Premier Brad Wall has said some of the shortfall will be made up with tax increases. 92 more words

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Lawyers say PC-Wildrose merger would be difficult, but legal

A merger of the Progressive Conservative and Wildrose parties would be complicated but legal, says a group of lawyers dubbing themselves the Alberta Conservative Consolidation Committee. 376 more words

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Burlington gets visual reminder of hydro costs

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has brought its “Stop High Energy Bills” campaign to Burlington.

The organization’s sixth billboard, highlighting the cost of the carbon tax, has been unveiled along Plains Road. 165 more words

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Canadian Taxpayers Federation questions value of Engage Nova Scotia

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is raising concern over the value of non-profit Engage Nova Scotia and asking the provincial government to cancel the contract it has with the organization. 599 more words

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NB realtors, government watchdog calling on property assessment changes

The 2,400 property tax assessments estimated by the government to have been made in error has started a conversation about the way the system is run and whether or not it should be overhauled. 302 more words

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'We have to have a plan in place': Taxpayers federation urges creation of heritage fund in Saskatchewan

REGINA — The Canadian Taxpayers Federation says Saskatchewan needs a heritage fund to set aside money from the next boom and soften the next bust. 455 more words

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