The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the Canada-EU trade deal favours large multinational corporations and burdens consumers, the environment, and the greater public interest.
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… and it is being done at the expense of Canadians.
Corporate Canada Pays Low Taxes But Contributes In Lots Of Other Ways
Consider the following: PricewaterhouseCoopers did its own analysis — a survey of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives’ roughly 150 members. It was voluntary and only 63 replied. But of those . . . → Read More: The Cracked Crystal Ball II: The Corporate Tax Regime In Canada Is Corporate Welfare
That governments are robbed of billions of dollars by the rich and by corporations exploiting tax havens is a well-known national and international scandal. It is now standard practice for corporations to exploit a variety of often opaque schemes to shift profits into low or no-tax jurisdictions.
The corporate tax rate in Canada, including federal . . . → Read More: Bill Longstaff: Support the tax gap motion
Dear British Crown: honour Canada-First Nations treaties, revoke Bill C-45, and immediately fire Prime Minister Harper and Governor General Johnston: Please sign the PETITION: British Crown Must Honour Canada-First Nations Treaties, Revoke Bill C-45 now! Petition text: On the 28th January 2013, just 6 hours before the Canadian Parliament resumes in Ottawa, one of the . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: PETITION: British Crown Must Honour Canada-First Nations Treaties, Revoke Bill C-45, And Fire Harper & GG
I always look forward to reading yet another story about how multinational corporations slither out of their tax responsibilities and was, therefore, duly amused by a piece I encountered in Al Jazeera about the world’s favourite coffee shop. It appears Starbucks, while selling £643-million worth of goods in the U.K. last year, paid not a . . . → Read More: Bill Longstaff: Starbucks sticks it to the Brits
Part 1: An issue of semantics?
Maybe I’m splitting hairs, but I don’t necessarily view the Wikileaks drama as being an exercise of acting on a person’s right to free speech. My question: how is it a person’s right to be able to view a confidential document, pass judgment on it, and leak it . . . → Read More: Right of Center Ice: Wikileaks: It’s not free speech