It's that time of year - when we head to the Prairies to work with tax fairness advocates.
This week, Dennis Howlett will be touring Saskatchewan speaking about the billions of dollars that have been drained out of Canada by companies using tax havens to avoid paying their fair share of taxes. We welcome you to come out and meet us for some enjoyable and informative sessions.
Editor's Update: The Globe and Mail has published an editorial on the government spending taxpayers' money on income splitting ads. We've had lots of comments and support since we raised the issue earlier this month. There's no question - it has raised the ire of many Canadians.
It is the time-worn story of the rich getting ever richer while the poor become even poorer. This is a global crisis with a devastating impact. Inequality is denying populations across the developed and developing world access to the services required to meet their basic needs. This is troubling news not just for human rights now, but also for our collective future. Without adequate financing, we cannot achieve our long-term development goals or being to face issues such as climate change.