August 31st, 2016

How Canada’s big banks are spending their corporate tax cut

Record profits. Huge bonuses to CEOs. Pink slips for workers.

Despite the change in government, Ottawa has doubled-down on the same failed trickle-down economic policies of the past. Case in point: the first Liberal budget—where not one cent of Stephen Harper’s $60-billion in wasteful corporate tax cuts was reversed.

So how’s that working out? Well, it leaves less money for things that help families, like improving our health care system or expanding affordable childcare options. But it sure is helping Canada’s big banks. Let’s take a closer look:

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