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RECENT BLOG POSTS

Ordinary Canadians Should Support Closing Private Corporation Tax Loophole

July 20, 2017

  Federal Minister of Finance Bill Morneau is to be commended for cracking down on very high income taxpayers using private corporations to avoid paying their fair share of tax. He should shrug off predictable and self-serving criticism from business lobby groups, and deepen his resolve to promote progressive tax... Read more

The case for raising the minimum wage

July 07, 2017

Due to the strong lobbying efforts of labour and social activists, Canada's minimum wage floor is rising significantly from the current level of between $11 and $12 per hour depending upon the province. A new norm of $15 per hour will be in place, in Alberta by October, 2018, in... Read more


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