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.
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.
This year's status quo budget in Alberta is expected to help the province return to balance without any major tax changes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are small business tax cuts really the best way to help small business and the Canadian economy? The short answer is no.