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We Can Fix The Rigged Tax System Revealed In The Panama Papers — Is it collusion, corruption or just plain incompetence? That answer will likely play out over time if there is a public demand for accountability. In the meantime, Canadians need a plan to make sure that our leaders understand what we have known for a while -- the tax system is neither fair nor doing an adequate job.

Canada Joins 21st Century Fight against Tax Dodgers — Federal budget earmarks $90 million annually to tackle evasion. It's about time. Canada has joined the 21st century in the fight against tax dodging. The finance minister has earmarked nearly $90 million a year to fight tax evasion -- a total of $444 million over five years.

Who’s got guts enough to go after Canada’s tax-dodging corporations? — In its time, the Irving empire has had plenty of federal contracts - all of them lucrative, many of them controversial. So it wasn't a surprise to hear that a federal cabinet committee is reviewing Irving's $26 billion sole-source (but still unsigned) contract to build a fleet of warships for the Royal Canadian Navy.

Canada's Tax System Is Overdue For An Overhaul — There is little argument that Canadians deserve a fair tax system. It is unacceptable that there be even the slightest perception that corporations and wealthy individuals can avoid tax investigations by hiring a lobbyist or high-priced tax lawyer. The minister should be demanding answers -- on behalf of all Canadians -- from her senior managers.

Oracle Open World 2015 - Day 1

Where the Federal Parties Stand on Tax Fairness — Taxes have been a key issue in this federal election. Canadians for Tax Fairness has reviewed all of them and offers this analysis: Conservatives tax cuts make taxes even more unfair. Liberals would raise taxes of the top 5% but cut them for the next richest 15 per cent.

Affaire KPMG: au moins 25 multimillionnaires canadiens visés — Les bureaux de KPMG à Vancouver Au moins 25 riches clients du cabinet comptable KPMG ont employé un stratagème qui, selon l'Agence du revenu du Canada (ARC), visait à tromper le fisc. Des négociations pour régler le dossier à l'amiable sont suspendues. La cause devra être entendue en Cour fédérale.

#DF15 - CrowdChat — I always enjoy @benioff 's presentations but I wish he would keep to time. It's not good for attendees who have their own agendas as well. Net result is that while the Syrian issue and WU is important, it gets lost to many.

#DF15 - CrowdChat — Interesting angle here - Stevie Wonder is doing the revivalist thing that plays well to the 'love of Salesforce' thing. We are now in the Church of Benioff. Whatever is delivered now becomes irrelevant for the crowd.

#OraclePaaS - CrowdChat — One thing that caught my eye in the #oracle video ads: 'We make it easy' - interesting contrast to 'run simple' #bigdata #oraclepaas
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