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99% of CIBC shareholders vote to remain in tax havens

By Amy Chen CIBC shareholders voted 99%-1% to kill a proposal calling for the bank to pull out of tax havens and other low tax jurisdictions at the corporation’s annual shareholder meeting today in Ottawa. The proposal put forward shareholder

Harper signed trade deal with Panama encouraging tax evasion

Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper signed a trade deal with Panama in 2010, which encourages tax evasion by Canadian companies, according to experts. Todd Tucker, research director at Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, warned Parliamentarians that the Canada-Panama Free Trade

Another “natural person” tax “educator” sentenced to four years in prison

A Quebec man was sentenced to four years in prison today by a Court of Quebec judge in Sherbrooke for “educating” individuals to avoid paying taxes using the discredited “natural person theory”, a day after a British Columbia court handed

Subject Harper to RCMP criminal investigation over offshore tax haven scandal, 3 out of 5 Canadians say

A significant majority of Canadians (61%) want to see Stephen Harper subjected to an RCMP criminal investigation over his and his government’s role in the KPMG tax haven scandal which allowed billionaires to pay no taxes while obtaining federal and