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Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
July 29, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Stop Trudeau’s deficits

Stop Trudeau’s deficits Dear John,   You can join thousands of Canadians to send Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a clear message: reckless government borrowing must stop.   The federal government’s debt is already more than $1 trillion. And it…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
July 21, 2021 at 10:19 PM

Bureaucrats lose delay tactic

Bureaucrats lose delay tactic You did it! Pressure from taxpayers gets tax relief for small business and family farms. Dear John,   You did it! Thanks to you, family farms and small businesses will pay lower taxes.   Your pressure made a dif…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
July 19, 2021 at 1:40 PM

Stand up for small businesses and farms

Stand up for small businesses and farms Bureaucrats are blocking a law that would cut taxes on family farms and small businesses. Dear John,   Bureaucrats are delaying a law that would cut taxes on small businesses and family farms, and we n…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
July 9, 2021 at 2:33 PM

Trudeau’s costly gun grab

Trudeau’s costly gun grab Dear John,   Ottawa’s budget watchdog smells another gun policy boondoggle brewing and you need make sure your neighbours know what’s happening.   The Trudeau government is banning certain firearms and using your ta…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
July 7, 2021 at 2:11 PM

New governor general

New governor general Dear John, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just picked a new governor general and we need your help to make sure the platinum-platted perks are reined in.  Your tax dollars are paying for outrageous governor general perk…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
July 2, 2021 at 2:03 PM

Keep fighting for free speech

Keep fighting for free speech  Dear John, The first round against Ottawa’s censorship bill (Bill C-10) is a victory, but now’s the time to get ready for the next round. Bill C-10 would pave the way for unelected bureaucrats to scrutinize a…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
June 24, 2021 at 6:45 PM

Last chance to stop Trudeau censorship

Last chance to stop Trudeau censorship Dear John,   You have one more chance to stop Ottawa’s online censorship bill (Bill C-10) before it becomes law.   Bill C-10 opens the door for unelected bureaucrats to put your online content under the…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
June 16, 2021 at 7:52 PM

End Governor General gravy train

End Governor General gravy train Dear John,   Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is picking a new governor general any day and you need to act fast to make sure the new one doesn’t waste as much money as the last one.   For example, former govern…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
June 7, 2021 at 9:09 PM

ACT FAST: email Trudeau to stop censorship bill

ACT FAST: email Trudeau to stop censorship bill   Dear John,   Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying to end the debate on his online censorship bill, and we need to make sure he doesn’t get away with it.   We need your help to act fast bef…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
May 10, 2021 at 3:01 PM

Tell Conservative Party what you think of carbon tax

Tell Conservative Party what you think of carbon tax Dear John, We need your help to show the Conservative Party of Canada that you don’t support carbon taxes. When Erin O’Toole was running for the leadership of the CPC, he stood with the …
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
May 5, 2021 at 9:02 PM

Trudeau coming after free speech and accountability

Trudeau coming after free speech and accountability Dear John, The Trudeau government is expanding the government’s power to regulate what you post or watch online and we need your help to make sure that doesn’t happen. Through Bill C-10, …
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
April 28, 2021 at 3:03 PM

Recall legislation needed at the federal level

Recall legislation needed at the federal level Dear John, When politicians breach the public trust, you need a way to give them the pink slip. Recall legislation allows you to launch a petition and, if it gets the required number of signat…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
April 24, 2021 at 2:01 PM

SURVEY: Do you have 5 minutes?

SURVEY: Do you have 5 minutes? Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Dear John,   We need to know what you think because there’s a lot going on.   Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just introduced a budget that will add …
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
April 23, 2021 at 8:57 PM

The federal budget was bad, really bad.

The federal budget was bad, really bad. Dear John, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s 2021 budget will nearly double the debt in a few short years and we need your help to stop the government from mortgaging your future. We knew the budget wa…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
April 15, 2021 at 9:00 PM

Tell O’Toole to keep his carbon tax pledge

Tell O’Toole to keep his carbon tax pledge Dear John,   Media are reporting Erin O’Toole is planning his own carbon tax even though he signed a pledge to scrap the carbon tax.   O’Toole himself has confirmed it’s true. If he becomes prime mi…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
April 12, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Think Trudeau’s wealth tax won’t hurt you? Are you sure?

Think Trudeau’s wealth tax won’t hurt you? Are you sure? Dear John,   Thank you for completing our survey on the wealth tax. We received responses from thousands of Canadians – with the majority opposed to a wealth tax.   We were actually a …
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 9:01 PM

VOTE: does Canada need a wealth tax?

VOTE: does Canada need a wealth tax?   Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Dear John,   Some people are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to implement a wealth tax in Canada, and we want to hear your opinion…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
March 30, 2021 at 9:21 PM

April Fools’: your beer, wine and spirits are about to get more expensive

April Fools’: your beer, wine and spirits are about to get more expensive Dear John, If you enjoy a cold beer or a glass of wine, you may want to stock up this week.   That’s because on April 1, the Trudeau government’s ”escalator tax” on b…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
February 21, 2021 at 3:53 PM

Politicians get a raises?

Politicians get a raises? Dear John, Federal politicians are getting another pay raise in 40 days. It’ll happen automatically. Unless the boss says no. And you’re the boss. You and thousands of other Canadian Taxpayers Federation supporte…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
February 19, 2021 at 2:02 PM

Trudeau introduces his gun ban bill

Trudeau introduces his gun ban bill  Dear John, It just happened: the Trudeau Liberals introduced their gun ban and confiscation legislation. You know how important it is to go beyond the headlines and political talking points. You need fa…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
February 18, 2021 at 3:07 PM

Federal budget consultations – have your say before it’s too late!

Federal budget consultations – have your say before it’s too late! Dear John,   The Trudeau government is asking Canadians for their budget priorities, but you need to hurry because the online budget consultation is only open for a few more …
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
February 10, 2021 at 8:04 PM

2021 federal budget consultations – have your say

2021 federal budget consultations – have your say Dear John,   You can tell the Trudeau government your budget priorities, but you need to hurry because the online budget consultation is only open for a short time and you know big-spending l…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
February 9, 2021 at 8:22 PM

Governor general petition = 100,000

Governor general petition = 100,000 Dear John,   You can join 100,000 Canadians who say a governor general shouldn’t keep billing taxpayers for expenses after leaving office.   You’ve stepped up before by signing petitions and supporting the…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
January 29, 2021 at 3:31 PM

Cut off Governor General expenses

Cut off Governor General expenses Dear John,   When a governor general leaves office, the prime minister needs to cut off the expense account.   That’s a pretty important message. Where would you stick that reminder? Maybe on Prime Minister …
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
January 28, 2021 at 2:06 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Even crazier governor general perks

EXCLUSIVE: Even crazier governor general perks  Dear John, The governor general expense accounts are even worse than we thought.   We already told you that Julie Payette can stick taxpayers with her office expenses for life after stepping d…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
January 24, 2021 at 2:30 PM

2021 Teddy Waste Awards

2021 Teddy Waste Awards Dear John, Politicians who waste your money should be famous and we want to make sure they get all the attention they deserve at the Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s 2021 Teddy Waste Awards!   Each year, the CTF takes …
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
January 22, 2021 at 6:02 PM

Tell Trudeau to cut off Julie Payette’s expense account!

Tell Trudeau to cut off Julie Payette’s expense account! Dear John, You still have to pay Julie Payette’s expenses even though she just resigned as governor general due to reports about a toxic work environment at her office.   That’s not r…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
January 9, 2021 at 3:01 PM

CTF Supporter Survey

CTF Supporter Survey Dear John, We’re not sure if we have been sending emails to an address that you don’t look at very often or if it’s just been a really busy couple of weeks, but we’d love to get your input on what you would like to see u…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
January 5, 2021 at 5:18 PM

CTF Supporter Survey

CTF Supporter Survey Dear John, Happy New Year! We are working to finalize our plans for the first half of 2021. And we noticed that you haven’t filled out our supporter survey. Can you take 11 minutes right now and complete our 2021 Annua…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
December 31, 2020 at 7:59 PM

Do you have 11 minutes?

Do you have 11 minutes? Dear John, Just because it’s a quiet week between Christmas and New Year’s doesn’t mean that your politicians are laying low (except those handful who decided to ignore their government’s own advice and head south for…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
December 24, 2020 at 12:05 AM

I need 11 minutes of your time

I need 11 minutes of your time Dear John, You need to make politicians listen in 2021 because taxpayers are getting squeezed hard. You know we have the ability to amplify your message so loud that it will ring in politicians’ ears, right? …
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
December 16, 2020 at 4:02 PM

Justin Trudeau broke the Debt Clock

Justin Trudeau broke the Debt Clock Dear John, $1 trillion.   That’s a 1 with 12 zeros after it.   Canada’s federal debt is about to hit $1 trillion – and if you don’t help your fellow Canadians wake up and do something about it, this count…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
November 30, 2020 at 5:45 PM

The RCMP’s union criticizes the Liberals’ gun ban and buyback

The RCMP’s union criticizes the Liberals’ gun ban and buyback Dear John, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s gun ban and buyback is under attack again – this time from the union representing RCMP officers. And we need your help to stop this fl…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
November 10, 2020 at 3:25 PM

Aerospace wants to burn your cash instead of theirs

Aerospace wants to burn your cash instead of theirs Dear John, Governments are spending more money than ever before and we need your help to stop them from wasting your tax dollars on corporate welfare for Bombardier and other multinational…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
October 27, 2020 at 8:25 PM

The court fight against Trudeau’s anti-pipeline law starts in February

The court fight against Trudeau’s anti-pipeline law starts in February Dear John, We just got the news: The Alberta Court of Appeal has set Feb. 22, 2021, as the date to begin hearings against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s anti-pipeline la…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 2:45 PM

Trudeau’s second carbon tax

Trudeau’s second carbon tax Dear John, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is getting ready to hammer Canadians with his second carbon tax and we need your help to stop it. It’s bad enough that Trudeau’s first carbon tax is punishing us for heat…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
September 30, 2020 at 4:34 PM

Should Trudeau spend your taxes on a floating park in Toronto?

Should Trudeau spend your taxes on a floating park in Toronto?  Dear supporter,   We’ve been sounding the alarm bells for months now that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could spend your tax dollars on a floating park in Toronto. This reckless…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
September 20, 2020 at 12:14 AM

Help us send Chrystia Freeland a message!

Help us send Chrystia Freeland a message! Dear supporter, There’s been talk of another $100-billion spending splurge.   That’s a massive sum of money to borrow – for reasons that have nothing to do with the pandemic – to gamble away on pie-…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
September 13, 2020 at 5:51 PM

Tell Trudeau we can’t afford to make expensive pandemic spending permanent!

Tell Trudeau we can’t afford to make expensive pandemic spending permanent! Dear Supporter,   Media outlets are reporting the Liberal caucus says its number one priority is to make a massive temporary spending program permanent.   The Canada…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
September 10, 2020 at 8:49 PM

Taxpayers spent $51,000 so Bryan Adams could show off his photographs!

Taxpayers spent $51,000 so Bryan Adams could show off his photographs! Dear Supporter,   How do you feel about thousands of your tax dollars going to fly chefs around the world to cook at Canadian embassies? How about $51,000 on a red carpe…
Aaron Wudrick · [email protected]
September 6, 2020 at 12:19 AM

The Conservatives are paying back the wage subsidy

The Conservatives are paying back the wage subsidy Dear Supporter,   When Erin O’Toole won the Conservative leadership last week, we asked you to make sure he kept his word on an important promise: that the Conservative Party would stop taki…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
August 27, 2020 at 6:05 PM

Congratulate Erin O’Toole – and tell him to keep his promise!

Congratulate Erin O’Toole – and tell him to keep his promise! Dear Supporter,   Erin O’Toole won the Conservative leadership campaign and now we need your help to make sure he delivers on an important promise.   O’Toole was unequivocal: if h…
Aaron Wudrick · [email protected]
August 14, 2020 at 12:19 PM

Politicians take $1.8 MILLION

Politicians take $1.8 MILLION Dear Supporter,   Did you know that federal political parties have been quietly bilking even more money from taxpayers than they usually do? It’s true. Since March, the Liberals have taken $850,000, the Conserv…
Aaron Wudrick · [email protected]
August 12, 2020 at 2:46 PM

Sell the prime minister’s luxury cottage

Sell the prime minister’s luxury cottage Dear Supporter, OK – we’ve got some bad news and good news.   Here’s the bad news.   Bureaucrats told Parliament they’re spending $8.6 million to renovate the official cottage for the prime minister …
Aaron Wudrick · [email protected]
August 10, 2020 at 9:35 PM

VICTORY – Supreme Court rules for taxpayers

VICTORY – Supreme Court rules for taxpayers Dear Supporter,   The Canadian Taxpayers Federation just got a big VICTORY at the Supreme Court. And this is just the start because we’ll be back at the Supreme Court in a few months.   The basic i…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
July 27, 2020 at 10:30 PM

Taxpayers Podcast asks Conservative leadership candidates tough questions

Taxpayers Podcast asks Conservative leadership candidates tough questions Dear Supporter, Anyone who wants to be prime minister owes taxpayers some straight answers, so we put questions to each of the Conservative leadership candidates abou…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
July 22, 2020 at 7:17 PM

$11K for photos of oatmeal, etc.?

$11K for photos of oatmeal, etc.? Dear Supporter,   We have a fun challenge for you and you’ll help save taxpayers money.   First, here’s what happened.   The Canadian Taxpayers Federation caught the Trudeau government blowing $11,100 on pic…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
July 14, 2020 at 1:01 PM

Investigate WE contracts

Investigate WE contracts Dear Supporter, The WE Charity backed out of its $900-million contract with the Trudeau government, but before that blew up, WE got millions from Ottawa and we need your help to get the auditor general to investigat…
Canadian Taxpayers Federation · [email protected]
July 2, 2020 at 5:03 PM

Help us stop Trudeau from giving Bombardier more cash

Help us stop Trudeau from giving Bombardier more cash Dear supporter, You’ll never guess who’s meeting with Ottawa politicians just in case it needs  another subsidy. Why it’s Bombardier, of course! Last week, Bombardier’s new CEO, Éric Ma…
Aaron Wudrick · [email protected]
June 25, 2020 at 7:04 PM

Taking the gun ban and buyback to court

Taking the gun ban and buyback to court Dear Supporter, Cassandra Parker is a sport shooter and an owner of a small business in Prince George, B.C. She has launched a legal challenge against the Trudeau government’s new gun ban and buyback.…