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The 2019 “best” (worst) of government waste awards announced

Where hard-earned taxpayer dollars go to disappear They’re called “The Teddy Awards” named after a former government bureaucrat , Ted Weatherhill, who was eventually fired after charging taxpayers vast sums for food and drink expenses over several years. The awards» 

Economy, Politics

It’s the annual “Teddy Awards”: Government waste at its best (?)

You might be forgiven if you haven’t heard of the Teddy Awards, it’s not something that governments across Canada are eager to promote. The Teddy trophies, resembling pigs are given out by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF), a not-for-profit organisation» 

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

Canada ill-prepared for aging population

Although most won’t know it, Oct. 1 is “National Seniors Day” in Canada. Not a holiday, it is however a day declared by the federal government as a time to appreciate and celebrate seniors, generally considered age 65 and above.» 

Economy, Politics, Society

Annual Teddy Awards for government waste

Once again, one of Canada’s most embarrassing awards ceremonies have been held. The “Teddy” awards are given out to mark the worst examples of government waste of taxpayers money. Aaron Wudrick is the federal director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation» 


Politics Today – July 21, 2013

On this edition of Politics Today, RCI’s Gilda Salomone focused on a petition by a citizens advocacy group on the fate of the Senate. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) wants Prime Minister Stephen Harper and all Parliamentarians to hold a»