Please sign our letter urging the federal government to introduce a wealth tax on the richest Canadians, apply an excess pandemic profits tax, and close tax loopholes for large corporations and the wealthy
Watch truth be spoken to the “deficit Chicken-littles” and K-shaped pandemic recovery profiteers by C4TF’s economist and researcher, Dr. D.T. Cochrane, in today's Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology.
The Covid-19 pandemic has worsened inequalities, and countries should enact progressive taxes to reduce gaps in income and in access to services, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s April 2021 Fiscal Monitor Report.
With his first 100 days in office as yet to pass, US President Joe Biden is moving without delay to introduce significant progressive tax reforms, which would end and reverse the decades-old race to the bottom on corporate taxes, and increase taxes on the wealthiest American households.
The 2021 Federal Budget includes important commitments, particularly on childcare and climate change, a $15/hr minimum wage but much more could be achieved for Canadians if the Liberals took stronger action to make our tax system fairer.