Paige MacPherson

Atlantic Director, Canadian Taxpayers Federation

Paige became Atlantic Director of the CTF in 2018, previously working as CTF Alberta Director starting in 2015. Throughout her career she’s had a passion for giving a voice to taxpayers and pushing for government accountability.

Paige’s family is from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and she was raised in Pickering, Ontario. Her work has taken her from coast-to-coast-to-coast, in Halifax, Cape Breton, Fredericton, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Whitehorse.

As a former elections reporter and weekend host for Sun News Network, Paige traveled across the country to cover four provincial elections. She is a contributing writer to the New Brunswick-based Canadians for Affordable Energy. For several years she has contributed opinions and news coverage to newspapers, magazines and radio programs across Canada.

Prior to media, Paige worked in communications and media relations at the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS), a Halifax-based think tank. While there she started AIMS on Campus, a free-market university outreach program.

Paige earned her degree in political science from Dalhousie University in Halifax, and is working toward her Master of Public Policy at the University of Calgary.

Paige enjoys exploring Canada and spending time with her friends, family and her dog Coco. She and her family call Halifax home.