It’s time for a wealth tax – we can afford it. The wealthiest 1% of Canadians own about 26% of the wealth in this country, and that has only gone up during the pandemic. It’s time for a wealth tax – we can afford it. – Dr. Claire Trottier – Canada.
Claire is a philanthropist and scientist who works to pursue a vision of a more healthy, equitable, and sustainable society. Claire serves on the boards of the Trottier Family Foundation and the McGill University Health Centre Foundation and is the Chair of the board of the Welcome Collective. Welcome Collective is an organization Claire co-founded supporting newly arrived refugee claimants in Montreal. Claire has a PhD in microbiology and immunology.