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City hopes to stanch red ink from McCall Lake golf course

The city is hoping new renovations will help boost the financially struggling McCall Lake Golf Course in the city’s northeast.

McCall Lake has an 18-hole course, a separate par-3 layout and a driving range. 945 more words

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John Robson: Exactly how much debt do Canadians think they'll ever be able to repay?

Surveys suggest that too many Canadians are barely a paycheque away from financial catastrophe. And governments are eagerly supplying the catastrophe.

The Canadian Taxpayers’ Federation just noted that since taking office in 2003, the Ontario Liberals have added $14,000 per person to the provincial debt. 777 more words

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Calgary-owned golf courses losing millions has council considering alternatives

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is calling on the City of Calgary to “get out of the golf business” after the organization obtained revenue and expenditure figures that show $2 million in losses over a three year period. 292 more words

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Onion Lake Cree Nation releases financial statements after losing court battle

An Indigenous woman who won a court fight to see the Onion Lake Cree Nation‘s finances said the community’s leaders will have to start answering tough questions. 311 more words

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‘Opening the Books’

A courageous woman from the Onion Lake Band in Saskatchewan, with the help of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, has won a court ruling that effectively restores the ‘First Nations’ Financial Transparency Act – at least for her Band. 985 more words

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Carbon pricing survey results met with criticism in Saskatchewan

A new survey on climate change and carbon pricing is being met with criticism in Saskatchewan.

According to a survey conducted for Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, 42 per cent of respondents are so-called “climate believers,” meaning they feel climate change is real, human-caused and should be a top priority for government. 318 more words

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1.5 per cent price increase on alcohol tax now in effect

The price of beer, wine, and spirits is on the rise as a 1.5 per cent increase on alcohol tax has come into effect.

Customers will only see fractions of pennies added to their bills now, but there’s no end in sight for the annual increases. 380 more words

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