tax avoidance

November 6, 2017

“Thanks to P3 privatization schemes, money that should be funding quality public services is ending up in tax havens.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

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

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

January 27, 2017

“Why does anyone need an anonymous company, except to do something sketchy?” says Dennis Howlett, executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness.

January 20, 2017

“When the combined assets of the poorest 11 million Canadians the wealth of the two richest Canadian billionaires, it’s glaringly obvious income inequality is a problem in Canada” —  Larry Brown, NUPGE President

November 3, 2016

"The defence of the status quo by the Minister of National Revenue and CRA officials in the committee hearings makes it clear we will need to keep the spotlight on the recommendations if we don’t want them watered down to the point of uselessness.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

August 30, 2016

Want pharmacare? You could have it tomorrow.

September 16, 2015

“Companies like Google should be the subject of a leaders’ debate not sponsoring them." — Dennis Howlett, executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness 

June 16, 2015

"People are speaking out against the complete unfairness they see when corporations are squirreling away profits rather than following through on their responsibility to pay their taxes," said James Clancy, National President, NUPGE. 

June 11, 2015

In Canada, there is at least $199 billion officially reported corporate funds in the top ten tax havens — part of the $38 trillion diverted internationally.