ANGELLA MacEWEN is a senior economist with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), a policy fellow with the Broadbent Institute and was an NDP candidate in the 2019 federal election. Angella writes a quarterly publication with CUPE, Economy at Work, which examines fiscal and social policy for workers. She holds a MA in Economics from Dalhousie University. She lives in Ottawa, Ontario.
This book shows how Canada’s steadily increasing wealth — which has mostly gone to the top one per cent over the last 20 years — can be successfully taxed to pay for the social programs Canadians need and want, from pharmacare and child care to better care for the elderly to much lower costs for post-secondary students.