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Jul 5, 2017
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Using our taxes to build the Canada we want

Dennis Howlett
The tax system can be a powerful tool for redistributing wealth and reducing inequality and poverty. We all benefit from a more equal society with better health, reduced crime, and better education.
Blog
Mar 21, 2014
Photo: Jason Spaceman/flickr

The political fight for Ontario's middle class

Trish Hennessy
With election fever mounting in Ontario, the political field is quickly crowding around the middle of the income spectrum. And unsurprisingly, low taxes are dominating the list of enticements.
Blog
Aug 14, 2013

What's a point of corporate tax worth?

Erin Weir
Tom Mulcair's recently reiterated unwillingness to raise personal tax rates puts the spotlight on corporate taxes. But how much revenue is at stake?
Columnists
Jun 10, 2013

The growing support for higher taxes

Railing against taxes used to score easy political points for conservatives and populists. However, there is now a growing list of reasons to believe that higher taxes will be highly beneficial.
Blog
Apr 25, 2013

Are average Canadians paying too much in taxes?

Iglika Ivanova
On April 23, the Fraser Institute released the annual update of their misleading Consumer Tax Index report. The piece is meant to feed the anti-tax sentiment with numbers used for shock value.
Event

'Tax' is Not a Four Letter Word

May 6, 2014 to May 7, 2014
ROOM 515AB, PALAIS DES CONGRÈS Montreal , QC
Canada
45° 30' 31.212" N, 73° 33' 14.3748" W
Quebec CA
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is holding a conversation about the taxes required to pay for the society we want.
Event

A Free Public Conference on: What is a fair share of taxes?

Feb 14, 2013
Concordia’s School of Community & Public Affairs
2149 Mackay St.
Montreal , QC
Canada
45° 29' 50.496" N, 73° 34' 48.6336" W
Quebec CA
During last year's protests, students were told by Charest that they were not contributing their fair share. What is a fair share and who's not really making a fair contribution to the public coffers?
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