Healthcare in Canada is mostly funded by the government and everyone has the same services available to them. However, in order to receive this healthcare you have to have a healthcare card. If you do not have a healthcare card you may have to have a private insurance. However, you may not be required to have insurance at all.
Sales tax ranges anywhere from 5% all the way up to 15% and is added at the point of sale. Now for the real stuff, how much will be taken out of your paycheck? For about the first $44,000, 15% will be taken out. After that it goes up to 22% for anything approximately between $44,000 and $88,000. The next bracket goes up to 26% for anything approximately between $88,000 and $136,000. The final bracket goes up to 29% and is anything approximately over $136,000.