Robin Hood Tax

11 Mar 2015

New study finds that a European Financial Transactions Tax (commonly called a Robin Hood Tax) could generate between 18 and 45 billion euros a year in Germany alone. 

12 Dec 2012

Eleven EU countries received overwhelming support to pursue introduction of Financial Transactions Tax.  The countries involved account for 90 per cent of the Eurozone's Gross Domestic Product.

26 Apr 2012

Modern day Robin Hoods disrupt traffic in financial district chanting "Tax Wall Street and End AIDS". 

New York (27 April 2012) - A number of activists with AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) and Occupy Wall Street, dressed in Robin Hood costumes, were arrested in New York following a protest in the financial district.

29 Mar 2012

The federal budget will increase income inequality, decrease the quality of life for Canadians and slow economic recovery. 

17 Jan 2012

With Italy, France and Germany already in support, the UK is now the only centre-right Government amongst Europe's five biggest economies not to back the tax.

04 Nov 2011

Advocates see progress during meeting as number of countries backing the Robin Hood Tax continues to grow.  Canadians see need for more pressure on Harper government to join.

04 Nov 2011

The 99% and the 0.001% agree on something.  Will Harper government continue to oppose?

03 Nov 2011

Respondents in half of 99 countries surveyed say they do not have confidence in their national governments.

02 Nov 2011

The lawmakers proposal follows a similar measure being discussed by the European Union (EU).

30 Oct 2011

The Harper government's opposition to the Robin Hood Tax draws criticism from Canada's Occupy movement.


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