Tag: tax

Canada Economy English Featured News Updates Ontario

Carpenters’ Union: “$ 3.1 billion embezzled from government: no to tax fraud”

TORONTO – The Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario (CDCO) is relaunching its campaign against tax fraud, which began Monday and runs until April 16. “The government is estimated to lose between 1.8 billion and 3.1 billion due to tax fraud in the construction sector – explains Mike Yorke (in the pic above, from https://canada.constructconnect.com), president and director of the Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario.  (more…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Quebec

The tax for no vax continues to divide

TORONTO – The Quebec government’s decision to impose a tax on no vax continues to cause controversy. For now, no other province seems oriented to follow the same path as the executive led by Francois Legault. Too many problems of a legal nature – there are those who hypothesize the evident unconstitutionality of the measure – or of simple political gain: it is a highly divisive measure and no other prime minister has decided to risk. Yet, the debate over the appropriateness and feasibility of the measure goes on. 

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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Quebec

Quebec, a tax on people who are unvaccinated from COVID-19

MONTREAL – Here comes the “health tax” for the unvaccinated. Basically: if you don’t get vaccinated, you end up burdening the health system, so it’s right that you pay. This was announced today by the premier of Quebec, François Legault, in light of the continuous increase in hospitalizations (and deaths, only today: 62 in Quebec) in the hospitals of the province. 

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English Featured Ontario Travel & Tourism

“Staycation Tax Credit” urges Ontarians to vacation locally

The ups and down of the last two years may have many of us thinking it’s time to take a break and get away. However, the rise in Covid infections, the constantly changing requirements for travel and fears of getting stuck in a foreign country have many of us opting for a vacation destination closer to home. This year, Ontario has made the “staycation” more attractive for residents. (more…)

Canada English Featured News Updates Politics

The mini electoral budget: new major GTA highways and staycation tax credit pledged

TORONTO – The provincial government is preparing for the 2022 elections, seven months in advance. Today, Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy introduced the Fall Economic Statement, a document that usually has a lesser value and that lays the foundations for the Spring Maneuver. We are in the presence of a real mini budget, with a detailed spending and investment plan, a clear indication of the government’s willingness to arrive at the next electoral consultation with a well-defined economic and fiscal platform. In the document, first of all, an increase in the deficit of 5.1 billion dollars is expected: the budget red, for the fiscal year 2021-2022, should reach 21.5 billion.  (more…)

Business & Economy Canada English Politics

G7 nations reach a deal to tax multinational corporations

TORONTO – A global minimum corporate tax rate of at least 15 percent but without giving up the new taxes provided for the tech giants. Canada welcomes the agreement reached at the G7 but at the same time, through Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, reiterates that the plan signed at the weekend will not change Ottawa’s plans, which from January 2022 will impose a new tax on big tech buddies. (more…)

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Carpenters’ Union launches campaign to end tax fraud

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian The Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario (CDCO) calls for united action to end tax fraud in the construction industry. On April 6, the CDCO launched their campaign to stop tax fraud and put an end to illegal worksites: notaxfraud.com

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English News Brief

Horwath applauds court ruling on carbon tax

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement on today’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling, which strikes down the Doug Ford Conservatives’ legal challenge against the federal carbon price: (more…)


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