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April 12, 2019

"The revenue from our taxes goes to paying for the quality public services and programs that, as individuals, most people could never afford on their own. Our public services are a epitome of our commitment to care for each other." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

April 11, 2019

These alternatives would bring down the deficit and leave most Ontarians better off than the cuts the Ford government is proposing.

March 14, 2019

When money gives the wealthiest 1% that kind of power, the rest of us are second-class citizens. Stopping the wealthy from buying their way to the front of the line means reducing income inequality.  And a crucial step to reducing income inequality is ensuring large corporations and the wealthy pay their share of taxes.

February 4, 2019

Many of those objecting to the message that the wealthy should pay their fair share in taxes have been involved in schemes to allow large corporations or the wealthy to avoid taxes.

January 9, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's proposed top tax rates are also consistent with those recently proposed by one of Canada’s most prominent economists.

November 27, 2018

The secrecy that accompanies privatization schemes also makes it a lot harder to figure out when there are serious problems.

November 22, 2018

Canadians for Tax Fairness has continually advocated for the CRA to crack down on large tax avoidance operations, larger corporations and the wealthy and to stop being so heavy handed with less wealthy individuals, charities, and small businesses.

November 16, 2018

If we can make it harder for terrorists and organized crime to fund their activities, we reduce the risk to the public. Politicians who aren't willing to support a public registry of the beneficial owners of companies are lying if they turn around and pretend to be tough on crime or terrorism.

October 24, 2018

In 2017, Fiat Chrysler made a €3.5 billion (roughly Can$5.27 billion) profit. But in spite of the fact Fiat Chrysler is now profitable, the way the loan agreement was structured in 2009 means a loan that helped the company survive will be written-off.

October 19, 2018

On the list of countries operating CBI/RBI schemes, that the OECD feels have the potential to be used for tax dodging, are 2 tax havens that are popular with wealthy Canadians and large Canadian companies. These are Barbados and Panama.