HST catches Canada Day shoppers off g...

HST catches Canada Day shoppers off guard

There are 2 comments on the The Toronto Star story from Jul 2, 2010, titled HST catches Canada Day shoppers off guard. In it, The Toronto Star reports that:

Canada Day shoppers were feeling the extra pinch Thursday as the harmonized sales tax officially went into effect, causing a slew of items like rail tickets, pedicures, cigarettes, dry cleaning and gasoline to rise in price.

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Handling Sales Tax

Toronto, Canada

#1 Jul 4, 2010
The birds and the beaver

Full story: The Globe and Mail

Or at least would be, if the Opposition had only taken up leader Michael Ignatieff's suggestion that the puffin become the party's official symbol.

http://www.topix.com/forum/world/canada/TDBTU...
Jeff

Sault Sainte Marie, Canada

#2 Apr 13, 2012
HST (Hamonized Sales Tax) made everyone think it was a great idea but in the long run after NOBODY did the math, the government gets more taxes out of us. How many blows will we all have to take before we stand up and say NO!

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