ACFO congratulates the government on ratifying ILO Convention 98

On June 14, 2017, the Canadian government ratified the International Labour Organization’s Convention 98, which provides protection at an international […]

ACFO Victory at the ILO

In September 2015, ACFO led the charge in drafting a complaint against the Harper Government that was filed at the […]

Budget 2017: Proposed changes to parental benefits

In addition to some of the proposals highlighted in ACFO’s policy recap of the 2017 budget, it has become clear […]

Budget 2017: Positive messaging but limited action

The 2017 federal budget contains encouraging messaging about several of ACFO’s priority areas but the plan is short on the […]

"Clear choices" for a better Canada

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has released their 2017 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) with a series of common sense […]

Moving forward on International Women’s Day

This January the world watched as millions of women united for the Women’s March, a massive global demonstration in support […]

Oct 28, 2016

Tax fairness: Finance committee adopts ACFO recommendations

The House Standing Committee on Finance released its report on tax avoidance and tax evasion October 26 and ACFO is […]

Pay Equity: Government responds to committee report

The government has published its response to the report of the Special Committee on Pay Equity with a commitment to […]

Sep 29, 2016

New whitepaper: Taking on tax abuse

ACFO has released a new whitepaper entitled Tax Fairness: An Opportunity to Lead. In it, ACFO has collected and synthesized recommendations from […]

ACFO on Budget 2017: Broadening the base to help Canadians contribute to the economy

Recently ACFO has submitted a brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance as part of the committee’s budget […]

Jun 22, 2016

ACFO applauds movement on ILO Convention 98

A recent report from the Canadian Press suggests the Canadian government is considering ratifying ILO Convention 98, which protects collective […]

Apr 6, 2016

Panama Papers underscore importance of tax fairness work

The release this week of the Panama Papers gives a rare glimpse into the breadth and depth of tax haven […]