The average family spends about half as much on housing as on taxes.
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Since 1961, the average Canadian family has seen their taxes increase 157.6 per cent.
More than 50 per cent of our tax dollars finance generous pay for government employees.
Once government spending surpasses 30 per cent of GDP, economic growth declines.
The average Canadian family paid $34,154 in total taxes last year.