The Surprising Taxpayer

In this presentation, Shirley Tillotson explores some of the personal stories within her research on the impact of tax on the evolution of Canadian democratic politics.

Hosted by Canada’s History Society

Posted February 18, 2020

In her recent book, Give and Take: The Citizen-Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian Democracy, Shirley explores the connections between taxation and society and reveals the personal and political sides of this under-examined subject.

This presentation was part of the Making Big Stories Personal panel at the 12th Canada's History Forum, Small Stories, Big Ideas, held on January 19, 2020.

Governor General's History Awards Winner Shirley Tillotson is an Inglis professor at the University of King’s College and professor emeritus at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is the recipient of the 2019 Governor General’s History Award for Scholarly Research.

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