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In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Shirley Tillotson

Shirley Tillotson is an Inglis professor at University of King’s College and an adjunct member of Dalhousie University’s department of history. She is the author of Give and Take: The Citizen-Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian Democracy  (UBC Press, 2017)

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Shirley Tillotson

Tax and the Canadian Psyche

Elsbeth Heaman in conversation with Shirley Tillotson November 2017
Tax rage has been in the spotlight this fall ever since the federal government first proposed tax reforms relating to corporations. Before long, the debate had gone from how the changes would affect farmers and convenience-store owners to whether Finance Minister Bill Morneau stood to benefit personally and had acted appropriately, to whether the ethics commissioner had done her…