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Justin Trudeau: Robin Hood for the rich

By NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice      

The Liberals missed an opportunity to address all issues that undermine tax fairness in their summer consultation on income tax reform, after standing still on tax havens and CEO stock option loopholes.

Galen Weston, who along with David Thomson (not pictured) are the country’s two richest men, holds more wealth than the bottom 30 per cent of the Canadian population. Photograph courtesy of George Pimentel
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Justin Trudeau and the Liberals came to power two years ago, and every day I ask myself the same question: who are they really working for? The government’s responsibility is to work for all Canadians by implementing policies that ensure a fair distribution of wealth, and allowing everyone to benefit from public infrastructure and quality social programs. We want to live in a society where everyone benefits, and each person pays his or her fair share. This may

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