Media Releases

A listing of recent press releases from Canadians for Tax Fairness.

MEDIA RELEASE: Pandora Papers show the urgency for Canada to end abuse of tax havens

2021-10-06 — For immediate release: Wednesday, 6 October 2021   [Français ci-dessous]   OTTAWA - The Pandora Papers show the vast scale of aggressive tax avoidance through tax havens, and the... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: New federal Liberal government has opportunity to act on tax fairness measures

2021-09-21 — [français ci-dessous]   For immediate release: 21 September 2021   OTTAWA - The new federal Liberal minority government will have a lot of opportunity and reason to implement a number... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Federal government could generate over $90 billion annually by making tax system fairer 

2021-08-17 — [français ci-dessous]   MEDIA RELEASE Federal government could generate over $90 billion annually by making tax system fairer   For immediate release: 17 August 2021   OTTAWA... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE : Uber and Lyft avoiding almost $135 million in taxes

2021-07-05 —   For immediate release: 5 July 2021   [français ci-dessous]     OTTAWA - Uber and Lyft avoid paying around $135 million per year in Canadian taxes, including around $81... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE : G7 tax deal could let big fish off the hook

2021-06-08 — For immediate release: 8 June 2021   OTTAWA - Many of the biggest corporations in the world - including Amazon - could be left off the hook in the tax deal proposed by G7 Finance Ministers... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: 50 of Canada’s largest companies made record profits in 2020; many benefited from lower tax rates, tax havens, CEWS

2021-05-16 — For Immediate Release:  17 May 2021   OTTAWA - Fifty of Canada’s largest companies made record profits during the pandemic while many paid lower effective tax rates, many benefited... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Budget 2021: A few steps forward on tax fairness, but much more needed

2021-04-19 — For immediate release: 19 April 2021 OTTAWA – The 2021 Federal Budget includes important commitments, particularly on childcare and climate change, a $15/hr minimum wage but much more could be... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Canada would gain extra $11 billion annually from Biden 21% global minimum corporate tax

2021-04-12 — 12 April 2021 OTTAWA – Canada would gain at least $11 billion per year in corporate tax revenue from a global minimum tax rate at 21% as proposed by US President Joe Biden, according to a study... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Latest Corporate Tax Haven Index reveals urgent need for tax reforms beyond OECD

2021-03-09 — MEDIA RELEASE: Latest Corporate Tax Haven Index reveals urgent need for tax reforms beyond OECD For immediate release: March 9, 2021 OTTAWA – OECD countries and their dependencies are... Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Canada’s tax system needs an overhaul to reduce gender inequality

2021-03-08 — Canada's Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland. Photo: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, flickr. MEDIA RELEASE: Canada’s tax system needs an overhaul to reduce gender inequality For immediate... Read More

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