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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with members of the Business Council of Canada. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | Behind-the-scenes efforts by corporate executives are underway to bring Trump-like tax reform to Canada, in the form of tax write-offs to boost manufacturing industry profits.
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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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With Premier Rachel Notley looking on, Finance Minister Joe Ceci delivers his budget speech in the Alberta Legislature on March 22, 2018. Photo: Premier of Alberta/flickr
Nick Falvo | This year's status quo budget in Alberta is expected to help the province return to balance without any major tax changes.
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The return of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Ottawa, March 1919. Photo: Library and Archives Canada, PA-099796 /flickr
Linda McQuaig | In any thoughtful assessment, the establishment of an income tax would be regarded as a nation-building event -- ultimately as important as what was achieved at Vimy or in Charlottetown.
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Meagan Gillmore | NDP leadership candidates reinforced their commitment to workers and the labour movement at a debate hosted by the United Steelworkers in Toronto on Thursday night.
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Alex Hemingway | Investment in the public sphere is needed more than ever. Yet many citizens are understandably skeptical about supporting a tax system that lets the wealthiest off the hook for their fair share.
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Redeye Collective | B.C. is the only province that charges residents a flat tax to access health care. All over provinces fund health care through the tax system. A recent campaign calls for an end to MSP premiums.
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Keith Reynolds | Last week British Columbia's provincial Finance Minister announced a $100,000 (9.1 per cent) increase in the threshold for the province's homeowner grant, raising it to $1.2 million.
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various | The economy is one of the most critical ballot-box issues facing Canadian voters this election. CCPA staff share the questions they would like the leaders to answer tonight.
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David Macdonald, Kaylie Tiessen | Are small business tax cuts really the best way to help small business and the Canadian economy? The short answer is no.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | In Canada, the small amount of income redistributed to the poor has long been a matter of public debate. Today, accepting that the rich should pay a fair share of taxes would constitute progress.
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Linda McQuaig, Neil Brooks | The overindulged corporate set surely doesn't need additional financial help out of the pockets of ordinary, hard-working Canadians.