Written Submission for the Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2024 Federal Budget


  • Recommendation 1: That the Government of Canada provide tax and other incentives to
    worker co-operatives in harmony with incentives provided to Employee Ownership Trusts – our focus.
  • Recommendation 2: That the Government support CWCF’s Building Community Resiliency program to maintain and create jobs and businesses, primarily through conversions to worker co- operatives, with a focus on equity-denied groups.
  • Recommendation 3: That the Government amend the Income Tax Act in order to create tax fairness for worker co-operatives.
  • Recommendation 4: That the Government implement the recommendations from the Social Innovation and Social Finance (SI/SF) Strategy, per the submission from the Canadian CED Network (CCEDNet).

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