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Government's Relentless Effort to Make Housing LESS Affordable

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on Thursday, 05 April 2018 13:07

Constant property tax increases, the property purchase tax, development fees, GST and PST on building supplies all push the price of housing higher. And now  BC's new speculation tax will add thousands more onto the price of new condo developments.  But that doesn't stop politicians from talking about affordability.  

 



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Great Way To Reduce Support For Climate Change

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on Wednesday, 04 April 2018 05:55

The revenue neutral carbon tax introduced in BC in 2008 was designed as an incentive to reduce emissions with as little cost to individuals and business as possible and not another way for government to raise revenues. That's changed in both BC and Alberta, as the government gets ready to rake in billions in tax revenue.  

....related from Michael: In The Pipeline Wars There's Only One Clear Winner

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An online poll by Abacus Data found that 30 per cent of Canadians do not believe in the science of climate change and 42 per cent said the incoming carbon tax isn't designed to change behaviour but rather to generate revenue for the government.

 



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Liberal's "Strong Plan" Goes a Little Haywire

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on Tuesday, 03 April 2018 07:51

We've just gotten the numbers from the Parliamentary Budget Office that confirms that the borrowed money for "infrastructure spending" to kick start the economy....well, lets just say their strong plan went a little awry

 

....also from Michael: What Happens When Canada's Thought Police Win

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What Happens When Canada's Thought Police Win

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on Monday, 02 April 2018 06:19

With everyone is demanding safe places from any thinking that might upset the hyper sensitive, Mike joins right in demanding protection from certain horrible thoughts so gleefully expressed by our Political leadership 

 

....also from Michael: Federal Liberals Blackmail Canadians

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Home Ownership & The Younger Generation

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on Friday, 30 March 2018 07:13

Each member of the younger generation set to inherit a minimum of $113,000 in Federal, Provincial and Pension debt, so it's no wonder they are going to have a problem finding money to buy a home. Where is our Politicians angst about that?

 

....also from Michael: Beware the Informed Voter

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Everything Wrong With Big Government on Display

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on Thursday, 29 March 2018 07:42

Coming into an election, Ontario's spending of future generations money has spun right out of control. With ultra low rates they are already paying a billion a month in interest payments. With that figure about to jump tremendously, the Wynn Government has simply decided to buy its votes with the younger generations money

 

....related from Michael: Trouble Coming Squared

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The NDP Revises But Persists With Taxes on Assets

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on Wednesday, 28 March 2018 07:31

 

It seems to have come as a surprise the the BC NDP that someone who has bought or built a cottage is not your typical speculator. So now they've revised the policy but it's still full of holes

....related from Michael: Government Desperation for Cash & How It Will Affect You

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