A comprehensive review of Canadian taxation is mission critical if Canada wants to continue to be a nation of innovators.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau, pictured April 29, 2019. As it currently stands, we rank 18th in the world in patent applications, 23rd in R&D expenditures, and 39th in trademark applications according to the World Economic Forum. We need an equally colossal effort in the form of a comprehensive review to deliver new approaches to tax competitiveness that reflect the weight of this change, writes Trevin S. Stratton. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
A recent report by the Public Policy Forum finds that intangible assets like technology, intellectual property, branding, and design comprise 91 per cent of the S&P 500 market index’s total value.
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CanCon Contributions & Quotas In a Digital Age As part of Heritage Canada’s review of Canadian content in a digital age, various parties are proposing changes to how digital services are regulated and taxed.
Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
If the current voting trends continued until election time, the Green Party could win 14 seats, says EKOS president Frank Graves. But he also says if progressive voters choose to vote strategically to prevent the Conservatives from forming government, they could vote for the Liberals.