Normally at this is the time of year, many B.C. families would be counting down the days until school. This year is different, with the teachers’ union dispute casting a pall of uncertainty. 722 more words
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Business in Vancouver ran this story back in June:
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Vancouver is the second most competitive major city – defined as those with a population of two million or more – when it comes to business taxes, according to a KPMG report released June 17.
That’s one of my favourite lines from the Jon Stewart show. Some things are so widely believed that, even when they’re wrong, they’re still taken as true. 128 more words
Watch above: study suggests Canadians spend more on taxes than necessities
SASKATOON – A non-partisan report claims the average Canadian families spend 42 per cent of their income taxes on taxes, compared to 36 per cent on basic necessities like food and clothing. 209 more words
Canadians pay 42% of income in tax — more than they spend on food, shelter, clothing combined | National Post
Unfortunately, all too typical of shallow economic analysis, aligned with ideology.
Of course, one can and should always question value for money with respect to taxation, as well as reviewing the need for government intervention and programs. 224 more words