(June 18, 2020) One of the reasons we don’t use as much Canadian data as we’d like at The Charity Report is the absence of … well… Canada data. But the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) provided some water to the Canadian data desert when it released some new estimates of the “top tail” of high net worth families in Canada. The report was created as a … [Read more...] about New PBO data on Canada’s 1%: Do we need a wealth tax?
(May 30, 2020) Do the rich get richer? Even through a global pandemic? According to TaxCOOP is a Quebec-based non-profit think tank dedicated to promoting ideas about solutions for fair and equitable taxation in a globalized world, the answer is a resounding you bet. It reports that from March 16th to May 16th, cash donations from the five wealthiest Canadians— David Thomson, … [Read more...] about Quebec-based think tank says richest billionaires have donated roughly 1 per cent of the money they made during the pandemic