Good numbers from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives indicating the rich here could cough up a little more. Presently, the one percenters in Canada pay income tax at a rate of just over 30%. CCPA suggests a rate of 65%. Seem steep? This demographic paid 70% from the Second World War to 1980. Incidentally, those decades contained some of years in which Canada posted record economic growth and development.
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