Film screening: The Price We Pay by Harold Crooks

Join us for a screening of The Price We Pay by Harold Crooks – a VFCC Best Canadian Documentary Winner and VIFF Impact Award Nominee – about the dark history and dire present-day reality of big-business tax avoidance.The Price We Pay

Harold Crooks (co-director of Surviving Progress) goes behind the scenes to show how multinationals and the super-wealthy game the system to avoid paying tax. There is at least $199 billion in officially reported Canadian corporate funds in the top ten tax havens – part of the $38 trillion diverted internationally. The dollars involved are staggering and could go a long way to solving the world’s problems.

There will be a short conversation after the screening with Dennis Howlett (Executive Director, Canadians for Tax Fairness) and Iglika Ivanova (Senior Economist, CCPA-BC).


More information about the film can be found at

This event is co-presented by Canadians for Tax Fairness and the CCPA-BC. If you have any questions, please contact Leo Yu, Development Officer, CCPA-BC at 604.801.5121 ext. 225 or leo at

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Rio Theatre
1660 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5N 1W1