There are some days when you really love your country!
Wall Street Journal:
The anti-global tax stance of the Canadian government would carry significant weight, as Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will co-chair of the G-20 summit in June. Even champions of a bank tax agree that the tax would need to be applied globally if they aren't to hobble their own banks with a competitive disadvantage. They also acknowledge the challenge of charging a levy that isn't victim to widespread avoidance and doesn't distort capital and credit flows is a big one.
Fellow Canadians: Please write your MP, or Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty (email@example.com) and express your support.