tax fairness

December 6, 2017

Dear Colleagues:

It has been some time since I provided an update on the federal government’s proposed tax changes.

As you know, the government announced some modifications to its original proposals as a result of the strong advocacy work of physician groups, along with...

Diversity
October 16, 2017

One of the things that attracted me to medicine was the variety of opportunities within the medical field. Consider the entry-level medical student as a pluripotent stem cell with virtually unlimited choices for future development. You can choose to be a generalist or a specialist, a clinician...

September 26, 2017

I am saddened by the current tone of our debate on social media around the proposed tax changes. With the release this week of an open letter by physicians supporting tax reform, the focus has shifted from issues that a majority of physicians are concerned about to doctors arguing with other...

August 28, 2017

Bonjour mes colleagues! I have been seriously considering language and how we address each other after spending the past week at the CMA General Council meetings in Quebec City. The overarching principle is professionalism and concerns were raised about courtesy and respectful debate. 

A...

July 26, 2017

The following is a statement on proposed federal tax changes from Doctors of BC President Dr Trina Larsen Soles:

The federal government has launched a consultation on proposed changes to how private corporations are taxed which, if implemented, will create significant financial challenges...