In the current political environment, both in Canada and around the world, sensible “tax” recommendations would likely die on the vine.
Government Spending & Taxes
June 17, 2016 8:51AM
June 16, 2016 3:00AM
The Canada Pension Plan’s total costs have doubled over the past decade.
June 14, 2016 3:00AM
High level of spending has not yielded high value in return—Canada has some of the longest wait times for treatment in the developed world.
June 13, 2016 3:00AM
A higher CPP benefit could trigger a reduction in federal (and provincial) government benefits targeted at low-income seniors.
June 8, 2016 8:53AM
In 2016, the average Canadian family will pay 43 per cent of its income in taxes.
June 7, 2016 3:00AM
As oil royalties have fallen, Albertans have endured multiple tax hikes and a S&P downgrade.
June 6, 2016 8:56AM
The new tax scheme will cost a family of four about $338 extra in 2017.
June 3, 2016 11:53AM
This week I got an email from the Quebec Liberal Party that gives new meaning to the term “Quebec, Inc.”
May 26, 2016 8:02PM
The government has moved from a 10 per cent flat rate personal income tax to a progressive tax with steeper rates.
May 24, 2016 2:58PM
Ontario will wind up with higher taxes, more regulation and more distortive subsidies—a dangerous combination for the provincial economy.
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