Tools for Fair Taxation Webinar


Listen to our webinar on Tools for Fair Taxation, with economist and CCPA research associate Hugh Mackenzie on Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013. 

Click here to watch and listen to the full Webinar.

Click here to download Hugh Mackenzie’s Powerpoint.

Click here to read Hugh’s article on Local Government Finance in Ontario, in our Innovative Strategies Leadership Handbook.

hugh mackenzie

Hugh Mackenzie is principal in an economic consulting business, Hugh Mackenzie and Associates, based in Toronto. He has worked for over 35 years in a variety of capacities related to public policy development in the trade union movement, the private sector, and at all three levels of government.

He is a Research Associate of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

He is a regular contributor to CCPA and other publications on provincial budgetary issues in general and the funding of elementary and secondary education in particular. He was Executive Director of the Ontario Fair Tax Commission from 1991 to 1994. In that capacity, he was the author of the Commission’s work on education finance and local government finance.

He was a founding board member of People for Education.


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