Opinion

Meet Grit MP Wayne Easter: defender of the tax avoiders

Instead of busting the myths surrounding these proposals, Easter promotes them. He knows that only those earning over $150,000, the wealthiest seven per cent of Canadians, will be affected. And as for the impact on farmers, there is none: they retain their $1-million capital gains exemption so they can transfer their farms to their children.

Liberal MP Wayne Easter, right, pictured in this file photograph with Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, is head of the House Finance Committee. The Hill Times file photograph

PUBLISHED :Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 12:00 AM

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