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Gordzilla in the City: File those taxes so government experts can better spend your cash

Monday, May 2, is the deadline for filing your 2015 income taxes, so for those who forgot, stop reading right now and get to it — we have a country to finance, people! 808 more words

Opinion

In wake of Senator's acquittal, giant inflatable Mike Duffy to fly again: Canadian Taxpayers Federation

One little-reported aspect of the Mike Duffy acquittal; the P.E.I. Senator’s giant inflatable counterpart could now be cleared to fly again.

“He (Duffy) will be sticking around, so we’ll have to put our minds to exactly what we’ll be doing with that balloon,” said Aaron Wudrick, federal director of the Canadian Taxpayer’s Federation, which originally commissioned the three storey-tall Duffy. 374 more words

News

Saskatchewan election was about more than liquor sales

Don Gunderson of Regina writes:

In his April 13 Opinion page commentary, Todd MacKay, Prairie director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, tells us that Brad Wall’s re-election proves the majority of people favour retail liquor store privatization. 86 more words

Government And Politics

'Like running up the credit card': Bricks and bouquets greet Alberta provincial budget

Leaders of Alberta’s political parties, special interest groups and others comment on the 2016 provincial budget, weighing in on facets including the government’s $10.4 billion deficit, removal of the debt ceiling, and its jobs plan. 673 more words

Local News

Christine Van Geyn and Jordan Bateman: Ontario could learn a thing or two from B.C. about budgeting

B.C. Finance Minister Michael de Jong is in Toronto to speak to the Toronto Board of Trade Thursday about opportunities for economic growth in both B.C. 645 more words

Opinion

Full speed ahead for liquor privatization

People don’t need the government’s help to buy or sell a beer.

That statement is so obvious it seems strange that it’s been a point of contention for so long, but as of April 4, 2016, that debate is officially over: Saskatchewanians are absolutely fine with privatizing the provincial liquor system. 598 more words

Columnists

Viewpoint: Voters clearly favour privatizing liquor sales

People don’t need the government’s help to buy or sell a beer. That statement is so obvious that it seems strange it’s been a point of contention for so long. 612 more words

Letters