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Opposition Motion—Job Creation   proposed a two-point cut, which would cost about $1.2 billion per year. Jack Mintz, director of the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy, opines frequently on tax policy in Canada. This is what it says in an article about the NDP plan. An NDP plan to give tax relief

February 5th, 2015House debate

Scott BrisonLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Chair, the minister quoted Jack Mintz earlier this evening. Jack Mintz criticized the small business jobs credit as creating a disincentive for growth. Why will the minister not support targeted measures, such as an EI premium holiday that would actually reward businesses

May 25th, 2015House debate

Scott BrisonLiberal

Business of Supply  , in order to get below the $15,000 threshold. This perverse incentive has caught the attention of economists and public policy experts, who are lining up to slam the Conservatives' poorly designed scheme. One economist and tax expert the Conservatives often quote is Jack Mintz

September 23rd, 2014House debate

Scott BrisonLiberal

Business of Supply   to Jack Mintz. However, a number of economists are saying the same thing. The Centre for Policy Alternatives recognizes the deficiency of this proposal. I have some specific quotes. This is a direct reflection on what the New Democrats will vote for, and they need to be reminded

February 5th, 2015House debate

Kevin LamoureuxLiberal

Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2   the House by misquoting support from a Laval economics professor. Then the Liberal finance critic misquoted Jack Mintz, who said that the Liberal EI scheme would encourage employers to fire older workers. Then yesterday, the member for Kings—Hants accidentally tried to cite reputable

October 30th, 2014House debate

Ron CannanConservative

Business of Supply   for the Conservatives' new small business EI tax credit is estimated at $550 million over two years; that is, the Conservatives have announced an annual $225 million measure that is unlikely to produce jobs. The Conservatives' EI tax credit is getting slammed by economists ranging from Jack Mintz

September 23rd, 2014House debate

Kirsty DuncanLiberal

Business of Supply   measure for low-income people and has enormous potential”. Jack Mintz, of the University of Calgary School of Public Policy, said, “It’s a positive step towards encouraging people to save”. The quotes go on. The fact is, and we have heard from people right across the country

May 25th, 2015House debate

Joe OliverConservative

Health Care   in the public, private, and academic sectors and extensive past involvement in the governance of health care organizations. Jack Mintz is a well-known, internationally recognized economist and tax expert. He is the director of the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy and past

May 15th, 2015House debate

Laurie HawnConservative

Unemployment Rate   I would believe that the NDP, Conservatives and Liberals would all agree on. I raise that concern. Jack Mintz, a tax policy expert at the University of Calgary's school of public policy believes that this tax measure proposed by the NDP and endorsed by the Conservatives, most

April 29th, 2015House debate

Scott BrisonLiberal

Business of Supply  . Jack Mintz, the director of the University of Calgary School of Public Policy, and other economists and organizations such as the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, have commented on this proposal. I would like to give one specific quote that captures what many of the critics

February 5th, 2015House debate

Kevin LamoureuxLiberal

Opposition Motion—Job Creation   to the small business tax cut that New Democrats are talking about, some economists have said this will make rich Canadians richer. It is “something to make the rich richer”, according the Jack Mintz, director of the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy, which he told

February 5th, 2015House debate

LaVar PayneConservative

Opposition Motion—Job Creation   with Jack Mintz at the University of Calgary on anything before in my life. They both say that this proposal by the NDP will disproportionately benefit the wealthiest Canadian families through tax shelters and private family corporations. The top one percent is doing very well in Canada

February 5th, 2015House debate

Scott BrisonLiberal

Employment  Mr. Speaker, here is what economist Jack Mintz has said about the NDP's economic policies. He said that the NDP's policies mean that businesses “get hit with higher taxes”, and their policies tend to keep businesses smaller, with regard to small business. On the plan the NDP

February 2nd, 2015House debate

James MooreConservative

Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2   by the opposition. I know that Jack Mintz, one of Canada's leading economists and the current director of the Palmer Chair in Public Policy at the University of Calgary, talked about this tax package. He said, “The Conservative family tax package addresses a current inequity in the tax system

December 2nd, 2014House debate

Earl DreeshenConservative

Employment  Mr. Speaker, I was not aware that Jack Mintz was a union leader. With over 200,000 fewer jobs for young Canadians than before the downturn, young Canadians are not getting the work experience they need. Governor Poloz says that high youth underemployment and unemployment

November 18th, 2014House debate

Scott BrisonLiberal