Media Releases

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

Tax avoidance costing Canada up to $25B a year: PBO

2019-06-20 — Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux, centre, discusses the findings of the PBO’s report on the international tax gap at a Finance Committee June 20, 2019. Tax avoidance costing Canada... Read More

Corporate tax dodging close to $10 billion, 40% of government’s total tax gap: CRA report

2019-06-18 — For Immediate Release - June 18, 2019 Today’s corporate tax gap report from Canada Revenue Agency reveals widespread tax avoidance and evasion, particularly for larger corporations. The CRA... Read More

Transparency, accountability still missing three years after hearings into KPMG tax scheme shut down

2019-06-06 — For Immediate Release Thursday, June 6, 2019 OTTAWA – Canadians remain in the dark three years after one of the biggest accounting firms in the country convinced the government to shut down... Read More

Canadian corporate cash in top 12 tax havens increases by 10% to all-time high in 2018

2019-04-25 — For Immediate Release April 24, 2019 OTTAWA – Canadian corporations increased the money they report in Canada’s top 12 overseas tax havens by almost 10% to a record high of $353 billion in... Read More

Unfair tax loopholes to cost Canadians billions

2019-04-11 — For Immediate Release Thursday, April 11, 2019 OTTAWA – The tax expenditure report published today by Finance Canada reveals that the federal government foregoes over $24 billion in annual... Read More

Budget 2019 takes some steps towards tax fairness, but we need bolder action

2019-03-19 — Budget 2019 takes some steps towards tax fairness, but we need bolder action Tuesday, March 19, 2019 OTTAWA – Canadians for Tax Fairness is encouraged the federal government is finally... Read More

International Women’s Day: tax fairness is a gender issue

2018-03-08 — Ottawa - Canadians for Tax Fairness calls for action on tax and gender bias   There are two problems with gender bias of the tax system – a disproportionate benefit to men at the top incomes... Read More

Flaherty’s axe or fairer tax? Time to discuss the full range of options

2011-06-14 — Canadians for Tax Fairness - June 13, 2011 press release   It is time for a full review and public discussion of all options related to funding important public services and programs,... Read More

Majority has spoken - scrap corporate tax cuts

2011-05-06 —   Press release - May 5, 2011 New fair tax advocacy group says “majority has spoken” and the corporate tax cuts should be scrapped (May 5, 2011)  Canadians for Tax Fairness (www.... Read More