In response the projected fiscal outlook, a number of organizations are renewing calls for a wealth tax on the richest Canadians.
The forces fighting capitalism's worst excesses are responsible for improving people's lives.
A wealth tax has received little media coverage -- beyond denunciations in the National Post, which surely has nothing to do with the fact the media is largely owned by billionaires.
Unlike many of our OECD brethren, Canada does not currently levy an inheritance, estate or wealth tax of any sort. That has to change, argues Carter Vance.