Premier of Quebec
, Maurice Duplessis
, called for the Royal Commission of Inquiry on Constitutional Problems
. The commission, chaired by Mr. Justice Thomas Tremblay
, studied the problem of tax sharing between different levels of government and greater constitutional
problems in Canada
The commission published a five-volume report in 1956. It proposed a maximum level of taxation be established, the provincial responsibility for unemployment, and a shared personal and corporate tax scheme between the federal and provincial governments.