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Aug 29, 2018

Sharing the Costs of Cannabis in Canada: Key Takeaways

August 29, 2018

Cannabis use creates direct costs for governments, especially in the areas of health care and criminal justice. In 2015-16 alone, these costs were an estimated $830.3 million. Read More

Jul 30, 2018

Robots, Revenues & Responses

July 30, 2018

Ontario and the Future of Work

What effects might artificial intelligence, the sharing economy, and other disruptive technologies have on government revenues? A new Mowat Centre report examines how taxation systems based on residency are ill-suited for a digital, global economy. Read More

Jun 20, 2017

Many happy returns

June 20, 2017

Sharing your tax data could be a gift to equality for Canada’s 150th

What if we could all know what everyone else made and how much income tax they paid? What if we did so by making public certain information from the income tax returns of all Canadians? Read More

May 24, 2017

An Old Idea is New Again

May 24, 2017

A Royal Commission on a new amending formula for Canada’s Constitution to fix our fiscal imbalance

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Jun 18, 2015

The 50% tax tipping point: fact or fiction?

June 18, 2015

One of the policy ideas getting more attention as the federal election approaches is the role of tax reform in generating revenue and correcting income inequality in Canada. Read More

Jan 07, 2015

The last time your gasoline tax was changed, Joe Carter led the Blue Jays to back-to-back World Series victories

January 7, 2015

To find the last change to gasoline taxes, you have to go way back to the early 1990s. It was a simpler time… the Blue Jays were World Series Champions. Read More