Posts by Blair Redlin

Blair Redlin

About Blair Redlin

Blair Redlin is a researcher with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), whose areas of specialization include transportation policy, P3s, infrastructure, municipal affairs and policy, labour policy and employment standards, job creation strategies and trade.

Big municipal tax shift a great deal for business

Nov 7, 2010
Municipal spending and municipal taxes are amongst the lowest in Canada. KPMG says businesses in Vancouver have the lowest business taxes amongst 41 cities they studied. So how come the pressure keeps coming to shift property taxes away from business and on to residential taxpayers?… View Article

Corporations are people too

Jan 31, 2010
Advocates of democratic electoral reform are really out of step. Ideas like proportional representation and advertising spending limits are so retro, so 2004. The fashionable electoral reform idea this year is to give corporations a real say. It’s time for individual citizens to share their electoral democracy with corporations to give meaning to those old… View Article