A south view of Ontario Legislative Building, Toronto. WikimediaWith inequality getting much worse over the course of the pandemic, and the wealth of billionaires growing by billions while incomes for everyday Ontarians continues to fall behind the skyrocketing cost of living, CUPE Ontario is saying it’s time to institute changes to our tax system where those who can afford to pay more start paying their fair share.

WHO:       Fred Hahn, President of CUPE Ontario; Angella MacEwen, CUPE Economist and author of Share the Wealth! How We Can Tax Canada’s Super-rich and Create a Better Country for Everyone; and Alex Hemingway, Senior Economist and Public Finance Policy Analyst at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative’s BC Office.

WHAT:      CUPE Ontario’s call for changes to the province’s tax system where those who can afford to pay more start paying their fair share: a wealth tax 

WHEN:      Wednesday, November 10. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

WHERE:    Register in advance at: https://cupe.on.ca/wealthtaxpressconference