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Northwest corner of the Connaught Building, headquarters of the Canada Revenue Agency. Image: Jcart1534/Wikimedia Commons
Edward Hyland, Pro Bono | Registered charities in Canada find themselves increasingly drawn to find ways of operating through partnerships and networks, but there are legal impediments they face in doing their work.
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Prime Minister Trudeau speaks with media in the Foyer of the House of Commons. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Ole Hendrickson | The Trudeau government has decided to appeal the Ontario Superior Court ruling that would have allowed charities to do their work on behalf of Canadians, free from political harassment.
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Headquarters of the Canada Revenue Agency. Photo: Jcart1534/Wikimedia Commons
Duncan Cameron | The power of the tax system reaches deep into the conduct of politics. Not only do taxes fund government spending, tax rules empower some groups while disempowering others.
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Canada Revenue Agency building. Photo: Chris Fournier/Flickr
Pro Bono, Brian Iler | The Ontario Superior Court's decision this week was a huge relief to those many charities that suffered through Stephen Harper's politically motivated Canada Revenue Agency audits.
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Headquarters of Canada Revenue Agency. Photo: Michel Rathwell/Flickr
Edward Hyland, Pro Bono | Increasingly, charities are looking at using their funds and other resources to contribute to positive social change, as well as to obtain a financial return. But does the law permit them to do so?
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The game of tax avoidance. Photo: airpix/aboblist.com/Flickr
Ed Finn | The magnitude of this massive avoidance (if not evasion) of taxes in Canada is not yet known by most Canadians. It comes to at least $10 billion per year lost in tax revenue.
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Ed Finn | ​Secreting wealth in tax havens deprives Canadian governments of massive amounts of tax revenue every year.
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Tax evasion graphic. Image: Mark Hatot/flickr
Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians calls for tax justice following Paradise Papers investigation.
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Minister Bill Morneau in the House of Commons in Ottawa
Linda McQuaig | We are dealing with more than the struggling family farmer or Mom-and-Pop convenience store owner
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Image: Flickr/Obert Madondo​
Linda Leon | In spite of narrow one-sided papers posing as objective scholarly studies and ad hominem criticism of sitting politicians, the Fraser Institute has had charitable status since 1974.
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Pro Bono, Brian Iler | Charities, as advocates for the public interest, should be at least as unfettered as the voices of private interests when engaging in advocacy that advances their charitable purposes.
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Murray Dobbin | At a time when more and more attention is being paid to off-shore tax havens and the billions we lose to them, Canada needs to make an example of this irresponsible corporate "citizen."