Analysis by Dr. Sherry Cooper
Chief Economist Dominion Lending Centres
Budget 2016—Billed As ‘Growing the Middle Class’
Today’s budget included everything I expected and nothing that I feared. The fears first—there is no change in the tax treatment of capital gains or stock options, despite continued rumours and speculation. Indeed, in a press conference in the lock-up, Minister Morneau said that stock options tax changes are off the table because they are...