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October 14th, 2019

Why Won’t Justin Trudeau Support a Wealth Tax?

Justin Trudeau likes to talk about the wealthy paying their share – but his platform does nothing to make them actually do that.

When asked directly in September if he would consider a wealth tax, Trudeau dodged the question.

Meanwhile, millions of Canadians are struggling with rising costs like prescription drugs, dental care, and housing. Trudeau’s platform provides nothing new for them.

Jagmeet Singh has made implementing a super-wealth tax on fortunes over $20 million an urgent priority in the next Parliament.

So why won’t Trudeau tax multimillionaires?