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
Female professionals and entrepreneurs say they’re concerned the federal government’s proposed tax changes targeting two tax loopholes will make it more difficult for them to take maternity leave.
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David MacNaughton 'made it a priority' to understand who the key U.S. influencers were and which Canadian would be best to deliver the message, says former PMO Canada-U.S. war room staffer Diamond Isinger.
'The evidence showed there were many ways in which Mr. Trudeau, either directly or through the actions of those under his direction, sought to influence the Attorney General,' the commissioner's report says.