Canada Tax Evasion

Tax Agency Fails To Create New Strategy For Cheats

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.27.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - After a three-year effort, the Canada Revenue Agency has failed to produce a new national strategy to combat the underground economy — desp...

Want To Evade Taxes? Just Ask Your Local Banker

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

A CBC News hidden camera investigation into the world of offshore banking revealed bankers, lawyers and accountants providing advice on hiding money f...

Harper Has 'No Reservations' About G8 Tax Havens Proposal

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.16.2013 | Canada Politics

DUBLIN - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he has no qualms about a G8 proposal to combat tax havens."We have no reservations in principle," Harper s...

Fighting Tax Evasion While Slashing Revenue Canada's Budget

CBC | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada Business

The federal government needs to take steps to stop tax cheaters from hiding their money in offshore havens, a parliamentary committee maintains in a r...

Feds Go After CBC Over Offshore Tax Havens Leak

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada Business

HALIFAX - Ottawa will use the courts to try and get the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to hand over leaked data naming people who have allegedly us...

NDP Calls For National Revenue Minister To Defend Cuts

CBC | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada Politics

The NDP is calling for National Revenue Minister Gail Shea to defend cuts to the Canada Revenue Agency in the wake of leaked information that 450 Cana...

The Canadian Revenue Agency Needs a Hero

Senator Percy E. Downe | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada Politics
Senator Percy E. Downe

Recent developments with regards to overseas tax evasion, as well as the broader issue of the management of operations at the Canada Revenue Agency, have come at an opportune time. Prime Minister Harper's recent changes in the senior ranks of the public service have created an opening at the top of CRA, representing a golden opportunity to revitalize the troubled Agency.