Mark Milke


Mark Milke is a Senior Fellow at the Fraser Institute and a former provincial director with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. The author of four books and dozens of studies, Mark’s work has been published widely in Canada since 1997. His writing has also been published in the United States by the American Enterprise Institute, the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the Heritage Foundation, and in Europe by the Brussels-based Centre for European Studies. Mark’s work addresses matters that concern us all whether as taxpayers, consumers and citizens. His writing delves into issues as diverse as civil rights, private property, airline competition, insurance, taxes, aboriginal policy, government monopolies, the folly of crony capitalism and lighter topics such as architecture, history and hiking.

Since 1997, Mark’s columns have appeared in the National Post, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun and Winnipeg Free Press and others and also in the European Voice. Mark is regularly interviewed by Canadian journalists including for the major television networks, talk radio, newspapers, magazines and online media. He is a Saturday columnist for the Calgary Herald, chairman of Canada’s Journal of Ideas, C2C Journal, and an occasional lecturer in Political Philosophy and International Relations at the University of Calgary

Mark Milke’s first book was described by former Vancouver Sun editor Trevor Lautens as “written with style and wit, a must for the thoughtful, and a stimulus for the forgetful.” Toronto Star columnist Carol Goar describes Milke as a “skilled researcher who uncovers information governments would prefer to keep hidden.”

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Tax Me I'm Canadian ! A Taxpayer's Guide to Your Money and How Politicians Spend It
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,020. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / taxation, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
In this witty account, Mark Milke explains how politicians spend your money; why the Fathers of Confederation thought Canada should always be freer and lower-taxed than the United States; and how politicians too often waste the hard-earned money of Canadians on special interests and misguided boondoggles.

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