Current Issue

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January, 2018


  • Gabrielle Giroday

    Editorial Obiter

    Tax facts

    Tax issues aren’t always front and centre when it comes to media coverage.
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    Improving notification around class actions

    There are literally hundreds of ongoing and recently settled class actions taking place in Canada today that directly affect the rights of Ontario residents.

Focus On

  • Morneau tax proposals still problematic

    Despite federal Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s attempt to soften his plan to tax private Canadian companies, tax lawyers still see major problems with the proposals.
  • Cameco and Oxford cases front and centre in 2018

    All eyes in the tax bar are on two important corporate tax cases currently wending their way through the courts, which could see judgments as early as the first half of 2018.
  • Who on the SCC will pick up the tax mantle?

    Now that Justices Beverley McLachlin and Marshall Rothstein have left the Supreme Court of Canada, many in the tax bar are wondering not only who will carry the tax torch going forward but if Canada’s top court will have the appetite to tackle complex tax cases.
  • U.S. tax reforms present challenges

    Tax lawyers say recent U.S. tax changes will present challenges for Canadian companies operating south of the border and U.S. subsidiaries operating here.

Inside Story


  • Jan 29, 2018

    Editorial Cartoon: January 29, 2018


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