Bombardier the poster child of pork barrel cronyism
Instead of picking winners and losers, governments should step back and let markets work.
Saskatchewan groups opposed to federal carbon tax
Construction group, steelworkers union, taxpayers say it will hurt Western Canada.
CPP boost to cost taxpayers $250M annually
Supposed to offset financial burden placed on low-income earners.
Alberta climate change plan will hit rural areas harder
NDP government estimates it will cost families about $500 a year by 2018.
Jeb Bush lays out tax overhaul, ‘no special favours’
Plans to lower corporate tax rate for businesses and immediate tax deductions for business investments.
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.
BC chops carbon trust, capital commission to save $50M
Carbon offset program to be transferred to the Climate Action Secretariat.
Government waste cost taxpayers as much as $197B since 1988
Fraser Institute study identifies systemic problem: 614 instances of mismanagement .
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.
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.