The Costs and Benefits of the Income Split

Cayla Baarda After months of debate both in and outside of Parliament, the federal government recently announced plans to lower the tax burden for Canadian families. A core component of these plans is an income splitting policy designed to allow couples with children under the age of 18 to split their incomes between the higher and lower…

Seen and Heard: Chrystia Freeland on the Global Plutocracy

Sarah Mckenna Though posed in front of a crimson curtain, Chrystia Freeland’s status as candidate for the riding of Toronto Centre took a silent backseat to her candid discussion of the concept of global plutocracy and the changing world of capitalism. Freeland brought to the discussion a wealth of knowledge from her celebrated career. A…