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Jun 14

Tax Reform Conference: Day 1 – Personal Taxation

Toronto ON, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300

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The C.D. Howe Institute invites you to an upcoming Tax Policy Conference on personal and business taxation. Policymakers, business leaders, senior scholars, and leading tax practitioners will build consensus and set a path for substantive reforms to make Canada’s tax regimes more growth-friendly, fair, and effective.

Jack Mintz, Senior Fellow at the C.D. Howe Institute and President’s Fellow, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary - Chair

Kevin Hassett, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution; Former Chairman, US Council of Economic Advisers (2017-2019) - Keynote Speaker


To register for Full 2 Day Conference + Keynote - please click here.


To register for Day 1 Conference - please click here.


C.D. Howe Institute events and webinars are open to members and their guests. Please contact events@cdhowe.org if you have any questions.


Day 1 – Personal Taxation + Keynote Dinner
Session I: Half a century since the 1972 Federal Tax Reform 
Session II: What is the Tax System’s role in increasing growth and reducing inequality?
Session III: Is it Time to Re-think Taxation of Investment Income and Capital Gains at the Personal Level?
Session IV: How can the Tax System Be Simplified?
Session V: Does Canada Have the Right Tax Mix?


Katherine Cuff, Professor of Economics, McMaster University

Brian Ernewein, Senior Advisor, National Tax Center, KPMG

Heather Evans, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Tax Foundation

Jamie Golombek, Managing Director, Tax and Estate Planning at CIBC Private Wealth Management

Stephen Gordon, Professor of Economics, Laval University

Jonathan Rhys Kesselman, Professor Emeritus, School of Public Policy, Simon Fraser University

Alexandre Laurin, Director of Research, C.D. Howe Institute

Kevin Milligan, Professor of Economics, Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia

Munir Sheikh, Former Chief Statistician of Canada and Adjunct Research Professor, Department of Economics, Carleton University

Jeffrey Trossman, Senior Counsel, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

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