April 18, 2024
About the only people who can afford this and not notice the price increases will be Canada’s MPs, who got a significant pay increase of 4.4% on Monday. MPs will see their base pay rise by $8,500 from $194,600 to $203,100 while the prime minister will see his pay increase by $17,000 from $389,600 to $406,200.

Trudeau makes life more expensive for you as MPs get pay hike

MPs take a generous pay hike while Trudeau raises costs on the rest of us

As of April 1, it costs more to fill your tank and more to buy a drink after work, but you know who won’t notice, federal MPs who just got a big raise.

Yes, Canadians are the ones being treated like fools every single year.

I wish all of these cost increases were just bad jokes, a lame attempt at April Fools’ humour, instead they are annual realities.

The federal carbon tax just increased from $65 a tonne to $80 a tonne and despite all the evidence presented to him, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is still telling you that you are better off. Trudeau, facing huge pressure from across the country not to raise the carbon tax, has been leaning heavily on the refunds and claiming eight out of ten families will get back more than they pay.

The Parliamentary Budget Officer has shown that once you factor in the total cost, the opposite is true, most pay more. Trudeau ignores that report and claims his tax has nothing to do with inflation, so let’s present a concrete example of why the PM is detached from reality.

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