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Event

Fair Tax Summit: Building a Better Canada

Mar 29, 2012 to Mar 30, 2012
Lord Elgin Hotel
100 Elgin Street
K1P 5K8 Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 25' 17.8788" N, 75° 41' 35.0736" W
Ontario CA
A conference aimed at building a movement for progressive taxation in order to protect vital public services and build a more equal society.
Blog
Jan 10, 2012

Cost of inequitable tax loopholes increases

Toby Sanger
Finance Canada published its annual Tax Expenditure Report for 2011 and it shows that the cost of some of the most inequitable tax preferences and loopholes continues to rise.
Blog
Dec 31, 2011

Why not lock in low interest rates?

Andrew Jackson
The federal government has failed to take up an historic opportunity to lock in ultra-low interest rates on long-term Government of Canada bonds.
Blog
Oct 20, 2011

Federal R&D Panel releases report

Toby Sanger
In a week when business lobby groups are calling for more tax breaks, the federal R&D Panel released a very good report saying Canada's generous system of R&D tax incentives hasn't been effective.
Blog
Oct 1, 2011

Stephen Harper and Economics 101

Andrew Jackson
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who prides himself on being an economist, has characterized his government's fiscal policy as "expansionary."
Blog
Sep 23, 2011

Taxing the rich

Andrew Jackson
Over at the Globe and Mail Economy Lab, our friend Stephen Gordon argues that there are only limited revenues to be gained by taxing the rich.
Blog
Aug 24, 2011

Recession ahead?

Andrew Jackson
TD Economics released a rather gloomy report, putting the odds of a U.S. recession at 40 per cent, and arguing that the Canadian economy is more vulnerable to recession than it was in 2008.
Blog
Aug 19, 2011

On balancing the budget

Andrew Jackson
Andrew Watt has written an especially cogent piece on why the balanced budget rule proposed for the Euro area by Merkel and Sarkozy is a very, very bad idea.

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