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Mortgage Broker News | 23 Aug 2016, 09:12 AM Agree 0
The Fraser Institute calculates that the average Canadian family paid $34,154 in taxes of all sort last year, including "hidden'' business taxes that are passed along in the price of goods and services purchased
  • Omer Quenneville | 23 Aug 2016, 10:20 AM Agree 0
    That still leaves about 20% of income that could be taken by new Kathleen Wynne "revenue tools". Stay tuned, they are coming. Lets make sure to vote these liberals in again.
  • Joe McGuire | 23 Aug 2016, 11:00 AM Agree 0
    Taxes are the cost of living in peace with our neighbours, having a well educated populace, having one of the world's best healthcare systems, good fire protection, good police, good roads, bridges, waterways, planning and zoning: leading to liveable communities.
    Perhaps the Fraser Institute envies Guatemala.
  • Michael Mitchell | 23 Aug 2016, 11:30 AM Agree 0
    Now for people in Ontario lets add the highest prices for hydro in North America.
  • Paul Banik | 24 Aug 2016, 09:25 AM Agree 0
    JM, in that case let's give all our money to the gov't and they will take care of the rest for us.
  • Jason Nugent | 24 Aug 2016, 10:15 AM Agree 0
    Joe, I would agree with you hold hardily if I knew the government was blowing huge amounts of that money on complete waste. I have no problem paying my fair share to live here, as long as I know my fair share is being spent well.
  • Sam | 24 Aug 2016, 12:10 PM Agree 0
    Joe, it's not about Guatemala. It's about receiving the benefits for the cost that has been paid by tax payers. You might want to look at Singapore. Canadians need to stop and think about the services we receive for the money that is spent. I know. I work for the government. I assume you don't.
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