21 juin 2021
What can we expect in the federal budget?
C4TF researcher D.T. Cochrane joins CPAC's PrimeTime Politics on March 24, 2021 to discuss what is needed in the upcoming federal budget.
NGOs urge tax policy reform for post-COVID 'she-covery'
In this March 15, 2021 article by Tax Notes, C4TF communications coordinator Erika Beauchesne talks about the need for tax justice to support women in the recovery.
The big business behind the affordable housing crunch
This March 6, 2021 article in the Toronto Star cites analysis by C4TF researcher D.T. Cochrane about the unfair tax advantage enjoyed by real estate investment trusts.
COVID-19 revives push for excess profits tax
In this Feb 25, 2021 article by Law360, C4TF researcher D.T. Cochrane talks about his report on Canadian corporations that made record profits in the pandemic and why an excess profits tax makes sense.
Cameco win in multibillion-dollar CRA dispute sparks calls for tax reforms
In this Feb 22, 2021 article in the Toronto Star, C4TF director Toby Sanger comments on the need to modernize and strengthen corporate tax laws to prevent multinational tax avoidance.
Supreme Court dismisses CRA request to appeal in Cameco case
In this Feb 19, 2021 Star Phoenix article, C4TF comments on Cameco's latest victory in its long battle with the CRA and why the decision reflects an urgent need to strengthen corporate tax laws
Imposing a wealth tax may not be Ottawa's easiest route to tackling inequality
In this Jan 22, 2021 article in the Globe and Mail, C4TF Toby Sanger weighs in on the wealth tax debate and how the government can limit tax avoidance.
Pfizer pushes for tax breaks in federal budget 2021
In this Jan 20, 2021 article in the Globe and Mail, C4TF director Toby Sanger comments on vaccine manufacturer Pfizer's pre-budget recommendations regarding government efforts to prevent multinationals' tax dodging. Sanger also briefly speaks about Pfizer's recommendations in this Jan 20, 2021 CTV National News broadcast.
Profits au rendez-vous malgré la crise pour les géants canadiens
In this Dec 22, 2020 article in le Journal de Montréal, C4TF researcher DT Cochrane talks about our latest report that found 34 of Canadian corporations made record profits during the pandemic.
Individuals repay tax debt faster than corporations, CRA report finds
In this Dec 18 iPolitics article, C4TF director Toby Sanger comments on the latest tax gap report from Canada Revenue Agency and what it reveals about the need for increased compliance efforts.
What Canada's Economic Recovery May Look Like
In this Dec 10, 2020 Macleans article, C4TF director Toby Sanger talks about the need for a wealth tax to address inequality and raise government revenues.
Wealth inequality in Canada
C4TF director Toby Sanger's chart reflecting the increase in Canadian wealth concentration is included in the annual Maclean's charts to watch in 2021
Nécessaire de taxer les géants du web mais périlleux
In this Dec 2, 2020 article in the Journal de Montréal, C4TF director Toby Sanger comments on the Liberals' commitment to tax digital giants.
Canada's billions grew $53 billion richer during pandemic
Read the November 26, 2020 media coverage of our report on extreme wealth inequality in le Journal de Montreal, the Financial Post, the Huffington Post and Jacobin magazine. The report was also covered by Radio-Canada and CBC radio syndication.
Tories ask CRA to pause audits of wage subsidy recipients
In this Nov 24, 2020 National Post story, C4TF director Toby Sanger comments on the Conservatives' request to suspect audits of the CEWS program.
Canada losing billions of revenues to offshore tax havens
In this Nov 20, 2020 Yahoo Finance news story, C4TF director Toby Sanger discusses the findings of a new global study that found countries around the world are losing over $350 billion (Canadian) to tax havens
Ruling in Cameco tax case puts billions in revenue at stake, CRA says
In this Nov 18, 2020 Financial Post story, C4TF director Toby Sanger comments on the need for resolution in the Cameco tax case.
Jagmeet Singh wants to tax companies making big profits during COVID
In this Oct 8, 2020 article in iPolitics, C4TF director Toby Sanger talks about the need for an excess profits tax to raise revenues and prevent pandemic profiteering.
Liberals' throne speech promises plan to create a million jobs
In this Sept 25, 2020 article in Yahoo Finance, C4TF director Toby Sanger comments on how the government's plans to move to an automatic tax filing system will help millions of vulnerable Canadians.
Losing offshore tax case against Loblaw has put more than $1 billion in revenue at risk, Ottawa says
In this July 24, 2020 Financial Post story, C4TF director Toby Sanger talks about the need for govenment to appeal a court decision involving retail giant Loblaw and hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue.
Paradis fiscaux: plus de 380 milliards $ hors de portée
In this July 23, 2020 article in le Journal de Montréal, C4TF director Toby Sanger talks about the need for fundamental tax reforms to stop tax haven abuse after our report found Canadian corporate funds in the top 12 tax havens soared to a new high of $381 billion in 2019.
Les entreprises canadiennes plus présentes dans les paradis fiscaux
This July 23, 2020 article in Le Devoir highlights some key findings from our report on the growth of Canadian corporate assets in tax havens
In this May 27, 2020 Canadian Press story, C4TF director Toby Sanger explains why stronger transparency measures are needed to combat corruption and misuse of funds during COVID-19.
Watch this great documentary done by the current affairs program 16x9 about how Canadian companies use tax havens to avoid taxes and shortchange their workers. http://globalnews.ca/news/976581/tax-dodge/
CEOs don't have to pay tax on 50 per cent of the income when they cash in multi-million dollar stock option package. That's costly and just wrong, says Dennis Howlett in this letter. On the "Corporations, Pay Your Fair Share!" speaking tour in Saskatchewan, Dennis Howlett gives this interview to the Star-Phoenix and the Leader Post.
Every year Canada gives away $1 billion to CEOs already getting multi-million dollar paycheques. It has to stop, says Dennis Howlett in this opinion piece.
The global aspect to tax justice is a multi-trillion dollar shell game that promotes poverty and worse. Listen to RCI Host Wojtek Gwiazda in conversation with Dennis Howlett about the issue and an international gathering at McGill University to explore solutions.