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August 18, 2014 |
Everyone has his or her own idea of how to be bold when it comes to taxes. Here’s ours: make broad, innovative changes to increase taxes and make them more progressive.
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| May 22, 2014
December 2, 2013 |
Our tax system is riddled with unfair and ineffective loopholes that cost federal and provincial governments a lot of money and disproportionately benefit higher income taxpayers.
August 9, 2013 |
The University of Alberta wants to "reopen two-year collective agreements" with faculty and staff "to help the university balance its budget." This strikes me as a curious turn of events.
July 5, 2013 |
With the FTT gaining ground in the European Union and other countries, advocates in Canada hope that the Harper government will end their opposition to the policy.
July 1, 2013 |
The world’s largest non-governmental organizations, labour and faith groups are “putting world leaders on notice – members of civil society are uniting for tax justice everywhere.”
May 29, 2013 |
Ontario Senator Vern White, a former police chief, has written the Senate Ethics Officer asking for an investigation into the offshore holdings of one of his Senate colleagues.

Book launch: 'The Great Revenue Robbery: How to Stop the Tax Cut Scam and Save Canada'

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm


Octopus Books/Under One Roof
251 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON
45° 24' 59.0508" N, 75° 41' 49.866" W


“This is a welcome critique of conventional economic wisdom. If you thought tax cuts would solve all of your problems, read The Great Revenue Robbery and think again.”
-Thomas Walkom, political columnist, Toronto Star

Join authors and organizers for the launch of
The Great Revenue Robbery: How to Stop the Tax Cut Scam and Save Canada

Edited by Richard Swift for the Canadians for Tax Fairness

February 25, 2013 |
The BC government has done the obvious things that had to be done to deal with their budget deficit. Taxes had to be raised.

Canada's tax system in dire need of reform

February 16, 2013
| The idea that wealthy people should pay a much higher percentage of their income in tax sounds pretty radical these days. But a new report says it’s an important way to make taxes more fair.
Length: 12:56 minutes (11.84 MB)
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