Taxing the rich: where has it happened and why?
The Cost of Living for September 26, 2021
- The Cost of Living ❤s money — how it makes (or breaks) us.
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Wealth tax under the microscope
The federal NDP say they plan to press the federal Liberals for a "tax on the ultra-rich". The 1% tax on wealth over $10 million could bring in billions, but critics warn it could also lead to an exodus of capital.
Life with plastic — not so fantastic?
Canadians are a tap-happy bunch. And during the pandemic, we turned to credit and debit cards in even greater numbers.
What does this year's drought have to do with the price of beer? Everything!
Most of Canada's malt barley is grown on the prairies, where crops were blasted by heat this summer.