Canada Votes 2021

Canada’s 44th election takes place on Sept. 20, and Investment Executive is exploring the issues that matter to financial advisors and their clients. Here is a collection of all our coverage.

September 13, 2021

NDP capital gains tax proposal would raise $45 billion over 5 years: PBO

The party pledged to increase the capital gains inclusion rate to 75%

  • September 13, 2021 September 13, 2021
  • 13:53

Tory pledge to expand DTC eligibility would cost $177M over five years

Promise to extend sickness benefits would cost $4B over the same time period

  • September 10, 2021 September 13, 2021
  • 14:54

NDP’s proposed wealth tax would generate $60 billion over five years: PBO

The party has pledged a 1% tax on those with over $10 million in wealth

  • September 8, 2021 September 8, 2021
  • 10:46

Greens would tax financial transactions, close capital gains “loopholes”

The party would also cap the small business tax rate at 9% but raise the corporate tax rate to 21%

  • September 7, 2021 September 7, 2021
  • 18:03

Conservative victory looking more realistic

Column: Liberals finally get their wedge issues, but they may not be enough to save Trudeau

  • September 7, 2021 September 7, 2021
  • 14:46

Outcome of tight election won’t change much for Canada’s economic policy: DBRS

From a credit perspective, the "broad contours" of each party's economic policies are similar, a report says

  • September 7, 2021 September 7, 2021
  • 13:16

Liberals propose 15% minimum tax on highest earners

The party platform also calls for a new financial sector ombudsperson with binding arbitration power

  • September 1, 2021 September 1, 2021
  • 13:06

Liberals pledge to raise GIS

A qualifying senior couple would receive $750 more per year

  • August 27, 2021 August 27, 2021
  • 10:58

CIBC chief Victor Dodig defends banking sector after Trudeau tax proposal

The bank's year-over-year income rose nearly 50% in Q3

  • August 26, 2021 September 3, 2021
  • 13:28

Party leaders talk affordability in B.C., Ontario

Canada's political parties want to address the current cost of living crisis

  • August 25, 2021 August 25, 2021
  • 16:34