Thought Leaders

Thought Leaders

How to build a better Canada after COVID-19: Transform CERB into a basic annual income program

Most proposals for a basic annual income rest on a negative income tax, says Canadian economist Gregory C. Mason
Thought Leaders

Paying for coronavirus will have to be like war debt — spread over generations

There is no magic money tree in economics, says Anton Muscatelli
Thought Leaders

Bottom Line Profits: "It Ain't Necessarily So"*

Tax lawyer and accountant Vern Krishna looks at "the art of communicating financial information" through accounting
Thought Leaders

Biden, Keystone XL and a Green New Deal could shake up Canada’s energy industry

A Green New Deal will simply serve to accelerate current business trends
Thought Leaders

CEWS forms for COVID-19 relief will lead to tax fraud, fuel cash economy

Those who don’t remember tax history are doomed to repeat it, says David Rotfleisch
Thought Leaders

Governments must resist coronavirus lobbying and focus on long-term transformation

Corporations around the world are seeking another massive bailout by taxpayers
Thought Leaders

Could COVID-19 turn Canadians from debtors into savers?

The final part of our series on the COVID-19 pandemic and economic models
Thought Leaders

What economic model will the post-pandemic economy follow?

Part three of our series on the COVID-19 pandemic and economic models
Thought Leaders

Paying for the pandemic: Why the government’s massive coronavirus spending may not lead to higher taxes

Will pandemic debt require raising taxes and spending cuts in the future?
Thought Leaders

Accounting for COVID-19 economics: Same as the Great Recession?

Part two of our series on the COVID-19 pandemic and economic models