SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

November 29, 2017 06:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Do the rich in Canada pay their fair share? New study coming Thursday, Nov. 30

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - November 29, 2017) - On Thursday, Nov. 30, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on taxes in Canada.

Measuring the Distribution of Taxes in Canada: Do the Rich Pay Their "Fair Share"? compares the proportion of taxes paid by different income groups in Canada and how the share of taxes paid has changed over the years.

The study is part of a book on income inequality, which will also be released tomorrow.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Nov. 30 at 5:00 am (Eastern).

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    Charles Lammam
    Director, Fiscal Studies
    Fraser Institute

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    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
    (604) 688-0221 ext. 589