income splitting

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Feb 19, 2014
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The economics and politics of income-splitting

Armine Yalnizyan
You could hear the sound of jaws dropping across the nation last week when Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, in response to a question from a journalist, cast doubt on the idea of income-splitting.
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Feb 17, 2014
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How we still keep the poor down on Family Day

Beverley Smith
Last week we saw active debate about income splitting in Canada and about raising the minimum wage. But some of the arguments against changes for equality have been surprisingly blunt.
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Feb 17, 2014
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We're splitsville on income-splitting… now what?

Erika Shaker
Well, that was awkward. I'm talking about that needle-scratching-across-a-record-heard-round-the-country moment when, post-budget, Jim Flaherty publicly voiced concerns about income-splitting.
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Feb 13, 2014

Harper's government is flailing and lashing out

Karl Nerenberg
The 2014 federal budget has been generating serious conflict among the Conservatives' own ranks and beyond. But as bad as it is, the "Fair Elections Act" still rings far worse.
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