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Drowning in Debt

December 14, 2017

It is hardly news that Canadian households are deeply in debt. Total debt is now (2016) at a near record high of 172.1% of household disposable (after tax) income. Read more

Bill C-362 and “Tax Fairness”: Closing loopholes and bringing money back to Canada

December 13, 2017

This blog post is part of a series of posts that will be focusing on the tax avoidance by Canada’s most wealthy. This series was sparked by findings in the Paradise Papers — the latest leak that revealed the offshore tax haven activities of former Canadian elected officials and political... Read more