Uber and Lyft avoid paying around $135 million per year in Canadian taxes, including around $81 million in avoided EI and CPP payroll taxes, and up to $54 million in avoided corporate taxes, according to a new report, “Uber-low taxes Lyft ride-sharing revenue”, by Canadians for Tax Fairness.
It’s not just your imagination, the rich are getting richer. The gulf between the rich and poor has been steadily growing in the last 20 years, and social mobility has been declining too.
Indigenous Peoples are on the front lines of a changing climate. And Indigenous perspectives provide unique insights about climate change solutions. Yet too often, governments and researchers exclude Indigenous voices from climate policy conversations.
Like you, we have been waking up to more news confirming the horrors of the Indian Residential School system
Sustainable urban freight solutions from around the world
The movement against Big Coal has won a major victory. The Grassy Mountain project, a massive steel-making coal mine in the heart of the Rockies, has just been defeated.
When G7 Finance Ministers meet this weekend, they will discuss President Biden’s proposal to agree to a global minimum corporate tax rate. While other G7 countries have pledged support for this, Canada has remained silent.
This report by veteran earth scientist David Hughes analyzes the state of the oil and gas sector in Canada and finds that while production is increasing, jobs and revenues paid to government are decreasing.
Federal energy efficiency grant for homeowners falls short on funding, program design
This report examines the question what would it take to ensure that everyone has meaningful access to safe, permanently affordable, secure, supported and adequate housing in Nova Scotia?