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Tax Evasion Will Persist Until Parliament Hill Steps Up

Liberal and Conservative members of the Finance Committee seem to have little appetite to pursue the matter any further and the committee will release its report this fall, and will move on to something else. As long as politicians will be timid and fearful of using their power, Canadians have little hope of seeing the issue of tax evasion or aggressive tax avoidance being addressed seriously by their politicians.
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Is Canada's Financial Cupboard Really Bare?

The Liberals' primary planned revenue generator is the increased tax rate for Canadians in the upper income tax bracket but it's coupled with a one-and-a-half percent cut for middle income earners. They originally claimed that these measures taken together would add $3 billion to the federal coffers. However, they're already backing away from that rosy prediction.
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The Reckless Rush to Sign the Port Mann Bridge Deal

You would think Ben Franklin was working in public procurement when he coined the phrase "take time for all things: great haste makes great waste." It's one possible explanation for why the Port Mann Bridge/Highway 1 improvement project more than doubled in price from its original estimate of $1.5 billion to $3.2 billion.
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This Worst Practice Is Widespread in Companies

Driving without a drivers licence? How about management consultants without certification advising your government? Just like you wouldn't want unlicensed drivers on the road, a doctor operating without a licence or for that matter an engineer building bridges without professional certification, there is a public good in having professional bodies certify its members for competences and for complying with ethical conduct
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KPMG To Review F-35 Costs

A contract to review the costs of Canada's fighter jet replacement program has been awarded to the audit firm KPMG, the federal government said Friday. The contract is worth $643,535 and is one of tw...