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It is estimated that the use of tax havens is costing federal and provincial governments at least $7.8 billion in lost tax revenue. Low and middle income Canadians are the ones paying for that missing $7.8 billion in tax revenue.

August 10, 2016

V20 coalition launched in Lima proposes ways to raise funds for climate adaptation projects.

October 13, 2015

New study finds that a European Financial Transactions Tax (commonly called a Robin Hood Tax) could generate between 18 and 45 billion euros a year in Germany alone. 

March 10, 2015

Eleven EU countries received overwhelming support to pursue introduction of Financial Transactions Tax.  The countries involved account for 90 per cent of the Eurozone's Gross Domestic Product.

December 11, 2012

Modern day Robin Hoods disrupt traffic in financial district chanting "Tax Wall Street and End AIDS". 

New York (27 April 2012) - A number of activists with AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) and Occupy Wall Street, dressed in Robin Hood costumes, were arrested in New York following a protest in the financial district.

These modern Robin Hoods waived placards and chanted "Tax Wall Street and End AIDS" to a number of supportive onlookers.

April 25, 2012

The federal budget will increase income inequality, decrease the quality of life for Canadians and slow economic recovery. 

March 28, 2012

With Italy, France and Germany already in support, the UK is now the only centre-right Government amongst Europe's five biggest economies not to back the tax.

January 16, 2012

The 99% and the 0.001% agree on something.  Will Harper government continue to oppose?

November 3, 2011

Advocates see progress during meeting as number of countries backing the Robin Hood Tax continues to grow.  Canadians see need for more pressure on Harper government to join.

November 3, 2011

Respondents in half of 99 countries surveyed say they do not have confidence in their national governments.

November 2, 2011

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