Yes, we need to tax the rich
As the dust settles we are left to puzzle over why Bill Morneau and Justin Trudeau chose this particular set of tax loopholes to close when there are so many others that would have been politically popular, would have forced the wealthy to defend their indefensible privileges and would have brought in far more revenue.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photo in Ottawa outside the National Press Theatre. Mr. Trudeau has to realize he can’t deliver sunny days and win the next election without first weathering a political storm, writes Murray Dobbin. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade