â€œIâ€™m hearing from Canadians who are being told the economy is working but theyâ€™re not feeling the benefits. Instead they see a set of rules stacked against them, designed to further enrich the few at the top,â€� Singh said. â€œBudget 2018 is an opportunity to put the needs of everyday Canadians ahead of the wealthy and well-connected.â€�
The NDP submission identifies $3.5 billion can be recovered by eliminating the CEO stock option loophole and ending the capital gains exemption that go to the super wealthy. At least $10 billion more is available if Canada cracks down on the use of international tax havens.