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Women doctors, entrepreneurs say proposed tax changes could make it hard for young professionals to go on maternity leave

Beverly Johnson, national president of the Federation of Medical Women in Canada, says the tax changes will force some women to have to choose between running a clinic and raising a family, and a Queen's University professor says income splitting can actually work against women.

Although Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured here, is viewed as a champion of gender equality, some Conservative MPs and small business owners have criticized the proposed tax changes as especially hard for women.The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 12:10 AM

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