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Sep 23, 2015
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The scary corporate tax number-generating machine

Hugh Mackenzie
What a surprise! The NDP makes a proposal for a very modest increase in corporate tax rates and defenders of all things corporate in Canada turn on their scary corporate tax number-generating machine.
Blog
Jun 4, 2014
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The high cost of low taxes and urban sprawl

Lynne Fernandez
Winnipeg's long tax freeze is responsible for our inability to cope with our crumbling infrastructure, and this tax-increase aversion is in stark contrast to other Canadian cities.
Blog
May 26, 2014
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Municipal budgets: You get what you pay for

Ian Hudson
When asked "what should the city do for its citizens?" Winnipeg's answer has been "less." Given the city's unwillingness to tax citizens, it's not surprising that it has little money to spend.
Columnists
Feb 24, 2014

We need a federal politics of Big Ideas

We live in a fabulously wealthy country. Everything we dream of is possible, including prosperity and equality. But it requires a political party with the courage to put forward Big Ideas.
Columnists
Jun 10, 2013

The growing support for higher taxes

Railing against taxes used to score easy political points for conservatives and populists. However, there is now a growing list of reasons to believe that higher taxes will be highly beneficial.
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.
Columnists
Mar 22, 2011

Economic inequality is not 'realistic'

Why is greed and love of money considered good in the case of a wealthy investor, while the wider desire for a decent living standard is considered an expectation to be curbed in ordinary citizens?
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