All Together Now!

August 17, 2017

“Cameco and Silver Wheaton got caught avoiding their taxes. As more information emerges about the use of tax havens by large corporations, it’s likely we’ll find those two companies are just the tip of the iceberg” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

August 15, 2017

The richest 10 per cent of families earn 190 per cent of the average of Ontario families’ earnings. — CCPA report

August 2, 2017

Growing concern that vested interests will scuttle this small but important step towards a fairer tax system.

June 26, 2017

“We have been pressing the government to fix the flaws in the Voluntary Disclosures Program that led to the offer of a sweet deal to wealthy individuals using the KPMG Isle of Man offshore tax scheme, even though the government was taking KPMG to court to get the names of those clients" — Dennis Howlett, executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness

June 15, 2017

"We could retake control of our own economy, rather than allow every major decision to be made by corporations in their own interests.  Imagine an economy that serves the people, instead of the current system where people serve the dictates of the economy — in reality, serve the dictates of large corporations." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

June 13, 2017

"As we work together to fight crises around the world, Oxfam Canada is a strong ally here at home to counter the issues of centralized wealth, poverty, and the gender wage gap." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer 

June 12, 2017

“The vast majority of Canadians would be much better off if the government had been able to collect that $8.7 billion.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

May 18, 2017

“It’s time for the Canadian government to review and renegotiate tax treaties with havens that enable this behaviour.” — Dennis Howlett, executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness

April 26, 2017

“It is too early to be certain whether this dip is an emerging trend, or just a blip as has happened before. But this could be a sign that global efforts to curb corporate profit shifting to tax havens may be paying off." — Dennis Howlett, executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness

April 10, 2017

“For tenants, the attack by a CIBC official shows rent control works and needs to be expanded.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President