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Tax the Rich

Time for the rich to pay their fair share!

The wealth gap between the ultra-rich and the rest of us in this country is a moral outrage.

By 9:27 a.m. on January 2, 2024, Canada’s top 100 CEOs have already pocketed what it will take the average worker the whole year to scrape together.1

Last year, CEO payouts reached new all-time highs, again. While the rest of us bear the brunt of record-breaking inflation, corporations are not only weathering the storm—they’re profiting from it.

It’s time to demand an economy that works for all, not just the privileged few.

Join the Council of Canadians in urging the federal government to tax the rich to pay for the public programs we desperately need. Send Finance Minister Freeland a message now.

1David Macdonald, “Canada’s New Gilded Age: CEO Pay in 2022,” Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, January 2, 2024

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