Douglas Wright Appointed to Canadian Tax Foundation’s Board of Governors

December 7, 2021

Cox & Palmer is pleased to announce that Douglas Wright, counsel in our St. John’s office, has been appointed to the Board of Governors of the Canadian Tax Foundation. This honour reflects Douglas’ commitment to the Canadian Tax Foundation and his dedication to his practice in taxation law and tax litigation.

As a long-standing member of the Foundation, Douglas played a key role in the establishment of the Foundation’s St. John’s Tax Seminar in 2014. The seminar became a biennial event and is now a regular part of the Foundation’s renowned conference programming for tax professionals. Douglas has also been a presenter of workshops and conference papers at the Foundation’s National Tax Conference and the Atlantic Provinces Tax Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The Canadian Tax Foundation was founded in 1945 as an independent tax research organization under the joint sponsorship of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Canadian Bar Association. For its 13,000 plus members, the Foundation provides valuable content on contemporary tax issues through conferences, seminars and numerous publications as well as access to the collections and services of the Foundation’s Research Centre. The Foundation has long been respected by tax professionals, academics and government tax officials and policy makers for its objectivity, its focus on current tax issues and its mission of promoting understanding of the Canadian tax system.