Closing small business tax loopholes

  The NDP, Liberals, Conservatives and Greens are now all proposing to cut the small business tax rate from 11% to 9% (albeit on slightly differing timelines), an unnecessary and unwise policy, as outlined in previous CCPA posts. It may make for good politics, but it’s a policy with no…
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Taking credit where it’s not due

On the election’s climate file, Prime Minister Harper has claimed that his is the “first government in Canadian history that has actually been able to see a reduction in our greenhouse gas emissions while at the same time seeing the economy grow.” This is very much a case of claiming credit where…
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Questions for the Leaders’ Debate on the economy

The economy is one of the most critical ballot-box issues facing Canadian voters this election. Tomorrow evening, federal party leaders will debate each other’s positions on the economy during The Globe and Mail Leaders’ Debate 2015—an event sponsored by the Globe and Mail, in partnership with Google Canada and CPAC. Organizers say…
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