Alternative Federal Budget 2024 – Building Momentum: A budget for now and the future

Monday, August 28th, 2023

The AFB will tax extreme wealth by introducing a progressive wealth tax… restore the corporate income tax rate… to 20 per cent… [and] implement a windfall profits tax… Canadians really can have nice things – if we make our tax system more progressive and make smart investments in public services, income supports, and social and physical infrastructure.

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Canadian CEO pay soars to a new all-time high due to inflation: report

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023

They now make 243 times more than the average worker wage in Canada… While inflation hurts workers, it’s great for corporate profit that have hit historic highs. When profits go up, executive bonuses are driven way up… This report proposes four policy solutions for governments to address this rampant income inequality between the rich and the rest of us through taxation measures…

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Alternative Federal Budget 2022

Tuesday, November 9th, 2021

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Alternative Federal Budget (AFB), now in its 26th year, calls for urgent policy priorities that would ensure a publicly led, inclusive pandemic recovery… Among the key issues in the AFB: implementing universal public child care, reforming Canada’s income security system, addressing the housing crisis, strengthening and expanding the existing health care system, stewarding a just transition away from the oil and gas economy, and moving foward on reconciliation. 

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