Ford needs to end the Metrolinx fiasco

Ford needs to end the Metrolinx fiascoThere's no way Ford should trust Metrolinx with another dollar of taxpayers’ cash Imagine you’ve hired contractors to do a home renovation project. You’ve finally saved enough money to add that second bathroom you’ve always wanted. What would you do if, halfway through the job, the contractors came to you and said that costs had…

Ford government must stand strong against union demands

Ford government must stand strong against union demandsFord should follow BC’s example if the union continues to refuse to accept a reasonable offer Ontario taxpayers need to know some important numbers as CUPE squares off with the government over wages. Their province is facing a fiscal reckoning. Their province is $469 billion in debt. Their province is the most-indebted sub-national government in…

Ford should be bold and cut the sales tax to counter inflation

Ford should be bold and cut the sales tax to counter inflationSales taxes make the inflation fire worse It’s time for Premier Doug Ford to be bold. The cost of living is soaring for Ontario families. To deliver relief to every Ontarian across the province, Ford should cut the provincial sales tax. Ford owes Ontarians relief. He promised to cut income taxes for the middle class…

Opposition to Trudeau’s censorship bill swells

A genuine risk the government will be tempted to use its filtering powers to silence its critics

Opposition to Trudeau’s censorship bill swellsThe chorus of Canadians from all walks of life calling on the Senate to kibosh the Trudeau government’s censorship bill is growing louder by the day. Last week, a letter from over 40,000 Canadian content-creators urged senators to reject Bill C-11 in its current form, sounding the alarm on what they see as a very…

Ontario balances its budget for the first time in 14 years

So why doesn't Ford want you to know about it?

Ontario balances its budget for the first time in 14 yearsWell, I was wrong when I projected it would take Premier Doug Ford two years to balance the budget. It’s already balanced. But here’s the funny thing: he doesn’t want you to know about it. My two-year timeframe, which seemed optimistic just a few months ago, was based on a report released by Ontario’s Financial…

Trudeau’s censorship bill a blow to content creators

It’s time to finally scrap this dangerous piece of legislation

Trudeau’s censorship bill a blow to content creatorsPrime Minister Justin Trudeau doesn’t care about Canadian content creators. When Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriquez first tabled Bill C-11, the Trudeau government’s online censorship bill, the primary rationale he gave for crafting the legislation was to promote the interests of Canadian content creators. Bill C-11 “will help make sure that our cultural sector works for…

Ford needs to make his gas tax cut permanent

Hardworking Ontario families need all the help they can get

Ford needs to make his gas tax cut permanentIf Ontario Premier Doug Ford doesn’t want to be the grinch who stole Christmas, he’ll start working on a plan to make Ontario’s temporary gas tax cut permanent. Ontario drivers are now at the midpoint of the Ford government’s temporary gas tax relief period. Beginning on July 1, the province reduced its gas excise tax…

How Trudeau’s censorship law will impact you

Bill C-11 is terrible news for Canadians, creators and consumers alike

How Trudeau’s censorship law will impact youPrime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking Canada on a headfirst dive toward government censorship, with the Senate the only obstacle standing between Canadians and the vast ocean of government control. As Trudeau’s censorship law makes its way to the Senate, the stakes are high. Calling Bill C-11 a censorship bill is not hyperbole. “Bill C-11…

Newfoundland’s pop tax is nothing more than a (hidden) tax grab

12-pack of Coke or Pepsi will be slapped with nearly a dollar in new taxes

Newfoundland’s pop tax is nothing more than a (hidden) tax grabEverything Newfoundlanders put in their grocery cart is getting more expensive, and Newfoundland Premier Andrew Furey is about to hit one of their few affordable treats with a new hidden tax. He’ll tell you it’s because he wants Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to lose weight. But here’s the reality: it’s just another tax. As of Sept.…

Nova Scotia premier fights back against a massive federal carbon tax

Trudeau tax hike could bankrupt families across Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia premier fights back against a massive federal carbon taxNova Scotia Premier Tim Houston is sounding the alarm bell to warn Nova Scotians the Trudeau government is threatening to pummel taxpayers with a $2,000 tax hike. Four years ago, the Trudeau government unveiled its plan to tax Canadians to reduce global emissions. The feds declared that any province that refused to follow its lead…
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