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Ontarians face some of the highest income tax rates in North America

An individual making C$50,000 per year faces a higher income tax rate in Ontario than in every U.S. state.

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Canadians face bigger tax burden than you think

According to polling data, 80 per cent of Canadians don’t want average families to pay more than 40 per cent of their income in taxes.

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Federal government misleading Canadians about ‘fair share’ of taxes

The bottom 20 per cent of income-earning families pay 0.7 per cent of all federal and provincial personal income taxes.

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Americans won’t accept Swedish-style taxes

The top tax rate in Sweden applies to income starting at roughly US$62,000 compared to between US$535,000 and US$1 million in the United States.

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Tax burden for Nova Scotian families continues to grow

The average family in the province will pay more than 45 per cent of its income in taxes this year.

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Four in 10 Canadians prefer socialism but not higher taxes to pay for it

Support for socialism drops from 50 per cent among Canadians 18-24 years old to 38 per cent among Canadians over 55.