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Year of the Wealth Tax?

Senator Elizabeth Warren remains a top contender in the Democratic presidential nomination race.

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Alberta should learn from folly of federal tax increase

Ottawa increased the income tax rate for “top earners" from 29 per cent to 33 per cent.

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'Tax the rich' movement in the U.S. may benefit Canada

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren expects her wealth tax to fetch about $2.75 trillion in 10 years.

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Ford’s personal income tax plan ignores competitiveness concerns

The top combined tax rate in Ontario is 53.53 per cent, the second highest combined rate in Canada and the United States.

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It’s not clear what “tax fairness” means to Prime Minister Trudeau.

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In 2013, the top 10 per cent of tax-filers earned 35 per cent of Canada’s total income yet paid 54 per cent of federal and provincial income taxes.

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About five years ago, I became acquainted with a retired fellow by the name of Jim Tocher. Then in his eighties, Mr. Tocher was a classic Canadian success story. Born in Golden, B.C., he spent his early years in Yoho National Park where his father worked as a park warden. As a teenager, Jim worked as a park guide, for the Canadian Pacific Railway as a fireman and for Brewster bus lines, ferrying people into the national parks.