It’s that time of year again – tax time. A time when Canadians grumble and groan about the seemingly endless amount of tax we pay. Tax on this; tax on that - and most annoying of all, tax on tax.
Canada’s federal government spent $280-billion last year. That’s about $8,000 for every man, woman, and child in Canada. So, how do we know they’re spending it wisely? How do we know we’re getting good value for our tax dollars? What accountability is there for government spending? According to the outgoing Parliamentary Budget Officer, Kevin Page: practically none.