Who Pays for Canada? Taxes and Fairness
21-23 February 2018, Faculty Club
The Stikeman Chair in Tax Law participated in McGill Institute for the Study of Canada's annual conference
Tensions around tax fairness have always provoked political engagement and lively protest. Such tensions account for some of our nation’s best and worst moments of social solidarity and mutual hostility. On the centenary of income tax in Canada—first collected in 1918—we take the opportunity to explore what “fairness” means. Is it a technical question or a philosophical one? Is it best resolved by statisticians or lawyers? How to subject such complicated questions to democratic accountability? By asking how Canadians have discussed tax fairness in the past and how we might better do so in the future, our exceptionally diverse array of speakers will lend depth and sophistication to contemporary debates.
For more information: mcgill.ca/misc/events/conferences/2018-annual-conference
Innovation Week: Putting Innovation in a Box
19-23 February 2018
The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy, the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the Stikeman Chair in Tax Law are organizing Innovation Week 2018 - Putting Innovation in a Box, which will run from February 19 to February 23, covering subjects such as Blockchain, BREXIT, Big Data, Tax Policy, and more! Join the Stikeman Chair for an exciting program of conferences.
First Global Conference of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax - Taxation and the Sustainable Development Goals
14-16 February 2018 - New York
The Stikeman Chair in Tax participated in the global conference, as part of the "International Tax, BEPS and the SDGs" plenary on February 15.
The plenary begins at 1:54:00, and Professor Christians's remarks start at 2:14:54. Watch the segment on UN Web TV.
Careers in Tax and Corporate & Securities Law
15 January 2018, noon-13:30, NCDH 200