The entire labour movement is united in the fight to save quality public services.
Not only have tax cuts failed to deliver on the promise of increased prosperity, but they have actually hurt working people and starved the public sector.
This legislation amounts to unacceptable interference with the collective bargaining rights enshrined in the constitution.
Report from Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds that CEO payrolls are so massive they account for at least 40% of some companies’ losses.
This paper debunks the myths that surround tax cuts.
Despite their diversity, these cases of civil unrest are commonly rooted in deeply structural issues.
"While there are some positive promises in this federal budget, it does not go nearly far enough to deliver on those things that Canadians most desperately need right now." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“The people who provide our vital services know first-hand how budget and job cuts are threatening our services." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
In 2014, Canadian corporations sent nearly $200 billion offshore, costing us nearly $8 billion in tax revenue.
Ottawa (12 May 2015) — Figures released by Canadians for Tax Fairness (CTF) show that the amount of money Canadian corporations are keeping in tax havens has jumped to record levels.
Canadian corporations had $199 billion in tax havens in 2014 — the most recent year for which statistics are available. That’s up from $187 billion a year earlier.