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Will it be social finance or anti-social finance?

When social finance is used to privatize public services, costs go up. In addition to investor profits, using social finance to privatize public services means new layers of bureaucracy.

Ottawa (03 Dec. 2018) — Depending on how it’s used, the newly announced Social Finance Fund will either be a useful tool for economic development or a hefty subsidy for a new form of privatization.

Auditor General report confirms CRA more lenient with corporations and offshore account holders: Canadians for Tax Fairness

Canadians for Tax Fairness has continually advocated for the CRA to crack down on large tax avoidance operations, larger corporations and the wealthy and to stop being so heavy handed with less wealthy individuals, charities, and small businesses.

Catching terrorists, tax cheats and money launderers would justify public corporate ownership registry

If we can make it harder for terrorists and organized crime to fund their activities, we reduce the risk to the public. Politicians who aren't willing to support a public registry of the beneficial owners of companies are lying if they turn around and pretend to be tough on crime or terrorism.

Promises made, promises broken in Conservatives’ fall economic update

“People earning minimum wage will get a tiny tax cut, but it will be peanuts compared to what they would have received if the government hadn’t canceled the $15 minimum wage. It’s disgusting that they’re trumpeting themselves as champions of ‘the little guy’ while stealing from their pockets.” — Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President Treasurer