Tag Archives: budget

Have gov’ts learned nothing in the last 2071 years?

“The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again … Continue reading

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Preventive maintenance or a Taj Mahal?

Why is Brantford Ontario’s Fire Station No. 2 at 331 St. Paul’s Ave in “poor condition”? Taxpayers have been subjected to the same scenario with the OPP detachment in Paris.  Everything is okay.  Then, a list of defects appears.  The … Continue reading

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City budget: Tax Freedom Day further away?

Will your city or town, through its budget, bring Tax Freedom Day (nation + province + municipality) closer or push it further away? If you want creativity, take a zero off your budget. If you want sustainability, take off two … Continue reading

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