No Lands or Property… Shall Be Liable to Taxation


Section 125 of the Constitution Act, 1867, states: “No Lands or Property belonging to Canada or any Province shall be liable to Taxation.” This constitutional protection is at the center of many long-standing arguments between the federal government and municipalities. Recently, the issue of privatizing the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), the increases in allocation to the Department of Canadian Heritage in Budget 2016, and evaluating Canada’s national historical sites has seen this old argument reemerge. The CBC is a federal corporation with a government-imposed mandate to provide Canadian entertainment content representing Canada’s multiculturalism and bilingualism. As a crown corporation, it … READ MORE



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