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Time for an adult conversation about taxes: Dobbin

We can wake up to the reality of what jettisoning billions of dollars in yearly revenue through virtually useless tax cuts actually means for our quality of life. Or we can quietly become California North. You remember California.

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Money talks: Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, pictured recently on the Hill. Murray Dobbin says the suggestion that we need to raise taxes in this country has become so taboo in the nation’s politics that even talking about it is seen as tantamount to political suicide.

 

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Time for an adult conversation about taxes: Dobbin

We can wake up to the reality of what jettisoning billions of dollars in yearly revenue through virtually useless tax cuts actually means for our quality of life. Or we can quietly become California North. You remember California.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Money talks: Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, pictured recently on the Hill. Murray Dobbin says the suggestion that we need to raise taxes in this country has become so taboo in the nation’s politics that even talking about it is seen as tantamount to political suicide.

 

  

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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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