Bob Rae to collect $56,000 MP pension
June 19, 2013Former Liberal Leader and Premier of Ontario Bob Rae will be stepping down as the MP for Toronto-Centre and walking away from Parliament Hill. While he never fulfilled his lifelong dream of becoming prime minister, there is some good news for Mr. Rae: he will be able to immediately collect a handsome MP pension.
Senators do a need a lecture - in ethics
June 18, 2013Despite the gold plated pension, $132,400 salary and great perks, the Senate of Canada can be a pretty depressing place to work these days. With ongoing expense scandals and an RCMP investigation workplace morale is likely at an all-time low. Presumably this is why Canada’s upper chamber hired a motivational speaker to help rally the troops and weather the storm of infuriated taxpayers.
Victory: Pay for Senate's "No-Meet Committee" Scrapped
June 14, 2013With Canadians’ frustration with the Senate reaching all-time highs, there is finally some good news regarding one of the seemingly countless ongoing Senate scandals.
SK: Drilling Down Further Into Saskatchewan's Wooing
June 10, 2013In a previous blog post I looked at how Saskatchewan had been wooing Manitobans to move there in record numbers. In this blog post I drill further into Saskatchewan's wooing - nation-wide.
Justin Trudeau shows leadership on Senate and MP expense reform
June 05, 2013Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is showing leadership on cleaning up the Senate expense scandal today. He’s moving away from some of the members of the old-boys club in the Senate Liberal caucus.
SK: Big Pay Increase in Saskatoon School Division?
May 24, 2013Take a look at these numbers from the Saskatoon School Division...if I didn't know better, I would say someone got a big pay increase???
Inconvenient Truth About The Real Elephant In The Room
May 17, 2013Union bosses in Manitoba think we need more government spending, claiming it's the 'elephant in the room.' However, the data suggests quite the opposite.
SAIT Dean Runs up $1,079 Dinner Bill
April 02, 2013The documents released to the CTF show that SAIT Dean, Allen Billy ran up a dinner bill of $1,079. The SAIT Dean billed taxpayers and students $135 for each of the eight persons who ate at a The Ranche, which included Academic Chairs and several spouses.