A new report from Stats Canada says the federal government spent more than 1.6 billion dollars in overtime pay from 2019 to 2021 but it met less than half of its performance objectives. To discuss this in more detail is the federal director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, Franco Terrazzano, who joined us from Ottawa.
Hal is a veteran journalist with 30 years in the industry. He worked as a parliamentary reporter on the Hill interviewing federal leaders and cabinet ministers. Hal also covered the Ottawa terrorist attack in 2014, and has worked as an anchor/reporter in Toronto, Peterborough and Calgary. He worked as a reporter and anchor for business shows airing on BNN, Global and CHCH-TV. During his 10 year radio career he hosted a show called Roberts on the Road on KG Country. Hal was blessed to win a few awards in his career including one as senior producer for a TV show on human trafficking which aired on CTS.