The province’s poor fiscal standing presents us with a real opportunity to discuss and debate some important policy issues, such as fair taxation, a new health accord, a guaranteed national income, and more.
With the province reeling from a crash in oil prices and record budget deficits, we look back on a decade of tax cuts by the PC Government, and how much they cost.
No one likes it when taxes go up, but sometimes it’s for the best.
Economists from Memorial University have some ideas for changing the tax system in order to fight poverty.
Years of unaffordable tax breaks for rich people have contributed to a yawning budget deficit. It’s time to reverse course.
The dropping price of oil reveals more than just the dangers of relying on oil revenue. It also reveals the dangers of letting high income earners and corporations skip by without paying their fair share of taxes.
The debate continues…