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Aug 17, 2012
Statscan Cansim table 376-0051 (by country) and 376-0038 (by industry)

Canadian banks' use of tax havens keeps growing

Toby Sanger
A growing share of Canada's investment overseas is being channelled by Canadian banks into tax havens. Unfortunately, there isn't much evidence our political leaders are doing much about this.
Blog
Jun 22, 2012
Robin Hood tax. Image: Ferran Esteve/Flickr

Strong public support for financial transaction taxes

Toby Sanger
An international poll commissioned by the International Trade Union Confederation found very strong support in many countries, including Canada, for the introduction of Financial Transaction Taxes.
Columnists
May 15, 2012

Banks and the derivatives scam

Those who believe the financial meltdown was a one-off fluke and that lessons have been learned to prevent a re-occurrence, need to think again. Derivatives operations bedevil the world economy today.

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