In a rational world, tax avoidance would be a bipartisan issue

By Richard Forbes. Featured image via Ben Nelms, CP. Parliament is back in session but you would hardly know summer was over from the top of the agenda: Finance Minister Bill Morneau's tax reform proposal was a hot topic among Canadians when it was first unveiled in August but the Tories - having sensed a … Continue reading In a rational world, tax avoidance would be a bipartisan issue

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What the changes to the CPP mean for millennials

By Elias Weiss. Featured image via Darryl Dyck, CP. A ‘historic agreement' was reached last week by the federal government with support from eight out of the ten provinces. The goal? To implement a ‘modest’ expansion of the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP). Changes to the CPP require support from two-thirds of provinces, representing two-thirds of the population - a … Continue reading What the changes to the CPP mean for millennials

2016: A Budget of Winners and Will-See’s

By Richard Forbes, Editor. Featured image via Adrian Wyld, CP. Richard Forbes studied Political Science and Philosophy at the University of Waterloo. Winner of the Peter Woolstencroft Prize in Canadian Politics (2015). This article was lovingly typed on his 1949 Royal Quiet De Luxe – made in Canada; when typewriters were tanks, Newfoundland became a province and St Laurent was PM. Follow … Continue reading 2016: A Budget of Winners and Will-See’s