Canada’s top personal income tax rate is among the highest in the developed world.
Government Spending & Taxes
One of the justifications for the rising rates is to promote environmental responsibility and water conservation.
Donald Trump’s characterization of Canada’s health-care system as “catastrophic” may be political hyperbole, but we cannot ignore the huge problems that plague our system.
The bottom half of earners in Canada earn 22 per cent of all income yet pay only 15 per cent of all taxes.
Residential property taxes are growing faster than real per capita income in many communities.
B.C.’s has one of the highest overall tax rates on new investment in Canada and the developed world.
The purchasing power for the average Canadian wage-earner has increased dramatically since 1976.
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