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Insight Aerospace Economy General
August 13, 2020  

Bombardier the poster child of pork barrel cronyism

Instead of picking winners and losers, governments should step back and let markets work.

News Construction Manufacturing Economy General
March 17, 2017  

Saskatchewan groups opposed to federal carbon tax

Construction group, steelworkers union, taxpayers say it will hurt Western Canada.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 24, 2016  

CPP boost to cost taxpayers $250M annually

Supposed to offset financial burden placed on low-income earners.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
November 24, 2015  

Alberta climate change plan will hit rural areas harder

NDP government estimates it will cost families about $500 a year by 2018.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 10, 2015  

Jeb Bush lays out tax overhaul, ‘no special favours’

Plans to lower corporate tax rate for businesses and immediate tax deductions for business investments.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
December 16, 2013  

Retiring GM CEO says taxpayers gained on bailout even with paper loss

Dan Akerson says taxpayers would have had to pick up the company’s $26 billion pension obligation if the automaker went under.

News General
November 20, 2013  

BC chops carbon trust, capital commission to save $50M

Carbon offset program to be transferred to the Climate Action Secretariat.

News Business Operations Operations
October 31, 2013  

Government waste cost taxpayers as much as $197B since 1988

Fraser Institute study identifies systemic problem: 614 instances of mismanagement .

News Energy Sustainability
September 4, 2013  

Report on true cost of gas plant cancellations to be done early fall

Observers predict Ontario auditor general’s tally will send the total higher than $585 million.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
July 24, 2013  

US government needs $95.51/share to break even on $49.5B GM bailout

Watchdog report says “no question” taxpayers are going to lose money on the investment.