Responsible Citizenship and Canada's Tax System

Why teach responsible citizenship?

Responsible Citizenship and Canada's Tax System:

  • can be used in economics, accounting, business, mathematics, consumer education, civics, social studies and second language courses
  • contains 180 minutes of instruction and student exercises for you to choose and customize
  • can be adapted to fit your instructional plans
  • uses the learning-focused model

Students learn:

  • why they pay taxes and where their tax dollars go
  • about the underground economy and its impact on Canadian society
  • their rights and responsibilities as taxpayers
  • about the relationship between taxes and our quality of life in Canada
  • a sense of responsibility towards Canadian citizenship

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