Category Archives: Taxation

Lawrence Solomon: How city politicians are helping Amazon destroy your favourite local retailers

(April 21, 2017) Brick-and-mortar stores are falling by the thousands, but don’t blame Amazon — it’s municipalities that are wielding the wrecking ball. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: England’s sea change

Under devolution, socialism shrinks while England becomes a bastion of free enterprise. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Income splitting helps the poor, too

(February 27, 2014) The family should be recognized for its fundamental role in wealth creation. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Cain should scrap the last leg of 9-9-9

Herman Cain should scrap the last leg of his 9-9-9 plan. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Atwood’s library

(August 5, 2011) Toronto has an extraordinary library system with close to 100 branches. The former is mostly about books; the latter mostly about everything but books. This is true of most Canadian cities, where the great history of building public libraries to bring books to the people is running up against rapidly changing cultures and technologies. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Fix Your City – KPMG cuts are merely cautious

(July 29, 2011) The potential cuts that KPMG laid out are just what you’d expect from a consulting group inspired by accountants: cautious and uninspired. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: A Tea Party budget

(July 15, 2011) Michele Bachmann would stop the borrowing and ­prioritize Social Security, Medicare and defence. Continue reading

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