Air Canada has fared much better since its executives abandoned financial engineering in favour of actually running an airline. Real prosperity can't come from buying and selling pieces of paper.
Canadian Heritage Minister Melanie Joly is considering adding a new ISP tax to the monthly bills of Canada's Internet subscribers, which will make Internet access even more expensive.
The new Trudeau government has already signalled a lot of its good intentions, such as respecting science; but it has also stumbled on its tax cut. What's wrong with pointing that out?
Corporate income tax (CIT) cuts have not only failed to lead to faster growth, there is evidence to suggest that CIT rate reductions contributed to slower growth.
Did you know that at least five top Canadian companies pay less than five per cent corporate income tax?
The new federal government has plenty of room to raise the taxes of Canada's one percenters.
The economy has been a key issue in this campaign. And how and who pays their taxes is an essential part of that discussion.
Tax loopholes, offshore havens, tax avoidance. Canada's economy is being hobbled by our government's failure to tackle these important issues.
Reports out this spring show the tax evasion problem is not going away, with up to $199 billion in corporate assets sitting in offshore accounts, out of reach of Canadian tax collectors.
Paying our taxes is part of our responsibility to each other. Why do some politicians keep promising to cut taxes and public services that we need and are rightfully owed to the public?