VOLUNTEER AGAINST INCOME INEQUALITY
The fight against income inequality is bigger than all of us. To really win this battle, we’ll need everyone on board, and there’s a ton of different ways you can get involved! Even if you’re not a union member, volunteering with any number of organizations could help turn the tide. Use our map to find allies in your area and help us win a fairer future for all Canadians.
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Community service workers are the epitome of hope: hope for a better future for those they serve; hope for a better world that values the worth of every person.
"It is crystal clear in its analysis and in its rejection of a model that has been proven NOT to work."—Rosa Pavanelli, General Secretary of Public Services International
In 2017, Fiat Chrysler made a €3.5 billion (roughly Can$5.27 billion) profit. But in spite of the fact Fiat Chrysler is now profitable, the way the loan agreement was structured in 2009 means a loan that helped the company survive will be written-off.
The purpose of this weekly podcast is to help raise awareness of important union issues with members, in an easy to access audio format.
On the list of countries operating CBI/RBI schemes, that the OECD feels have the potential to be used for tax dodging, are 2 tax havens that are popular with wealthy Canadians and large Canadian companies. These are Barbados and Panama.
There are many ways we are pitted against each other every day. We allow issues to divide us. But the more we listen and share, the more we find that we are connected
What the Canadian Chamber of Commerce opinion piece doesn't mention is that more corporate tax cuts will make its wealthy members even richer.
Though the ruling only covers the company’s 2003, 2005, and 2006 tax years including about $11 million in taxes, it will have implications for the approximately $2 billion in taxes, plus interest and penalties, the CRA has assessed as owing in subsequent years.
“Right now, many people are stuck with jobs that are part-time, short-term, and low-paying. It’s a recipe for hunger.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
For a family with 2 children, sending their children to private schools can cost up to $154,980 a year. That's 4.6 times the median income, based on the most recent figures from Statistics Canada.