It's Time 'Corporate Welfare Bums' Paid Canadians Back

Roberta Lexier, Mount Royal University and Avi Lewis, Rutgers University

Canada's welfare state is disintegrating. Meanwhile, Canada's corporate welfare state has never been stronger.

In his 2018 Fall Economic Report, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that corporations would receive $14 billion in new tax breaks. Enough money to fund a national daycare program is being handed over to the business sector.

Although the rationale is the supposed need to maintain Canada's...

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