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A business (especially at the head of a supply chain) that raises prices in a pandemic. A government that raises taxes, that raises fees in a pandemic.
Time for government to get out of businesses it has no business being in, or at the very least begin to shrink its role. The CBC must adapt a new funding model that includes, but not limited to: member station … Continue reading
How much time and other resources (i.e., taxpayers dollars) were spent on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (launched in 2008; final report released in 2015)? Truth and Reconciliation has been trumpeted by all levels of government for eleven … Continue reading
City: Corporation of The City of Brantford, Ontario, Canada The Numbers Debt (as at 31.12.13): $41,062,000 + $4,798,000 (interest & principal) Deficit: $789,000 Outstanding Fines: $13, 200,000 Preliminary 2015 operating budget: $132,200,000 (4.89% increase over 2014) Preliminary 2015 capital budget: … Continue reading
Could the provinces use $113 Million to improve services for people with a developmentally disability? That’s how much the Government of Canada has spent to date on Economic Action Plan commercials. The article “Don’t use my cash to say how … Continue reading
Now that the Canadian penny is (supposedly) gone, there needs to be a definitive rule on the rounding off of cash purchases. The “guidelines” brought out by the Royal Canadian Mint are another example of a half-baked government plan. (Remember Canada’s … Continue reading
The proroguing of the Ontario Legislature is yet another sign of disregard for voters. Premier Dalton McGuinty received a mandate from the people of Ontario in the 2011 election. The government had a responsibility to respect the wishes of the … Continue reading