A little known secret about me is that I had a strong interest in history. Indeed before I majored in Political Science (my first degree is in poli sci, the remainder are in economics), I majored in Canadian history. I am one of those odd people who find Canadian history really interesting.
The government’s proposed tax changes started by comparing the tax paid by an employee making $220,000 to the taxes paid by an entrepreneur who used income splitting. The issue with this line of thinking is that comparing simply the tax paid is not taking into account the whole picture.
ONE MORNING in 2013, shortly after reports based on leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed the extent of global surveillance carried out by the American agency, which specializes in signals intelligence, an employee of CSE, a Canadian agency roughly analogous to
Is your family doctor a wealthy tax cheat? I don’t think mine is. She strikes me as a dedicated, overworked person who is by no means overpaid. But Bill Morneau, our federal Finance Minister, is here to set you straight.
They have often been called the most persecuted minority in the world. The 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims squeezed precariously into the north-west state of Rakhine, in mainly Buddhist Burma, bordering majority Muslim Bangladesh, are stateless and unwanted.
Most Canadians think of themselves as middle class. In fact, the term is so elastic that politicians know they have just about everybody’s ear when they talk about “middle class” goals and aspirations.
The Canadian government wants to rewrite the North American free-trade agreement to prevent any member country from weakening environmental protections to attract investment, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says. It’s an ambitious goal for the government particularly when U.S.
OTTAWA — Tearing down tributes to historical figures would be “counterproductive” to reconciliation efforts between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, says the former chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Sen.