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Can the Pop Tax

The Sugar Tax Lobby is hard at work trying to convince the Liberal Government to bring in a 20% tax on sugar sweetened beverages. According to the Lobbyist Registry, since November the Sugar Tax Lobby has met with Members of Parliament, Ministers and their staff 127 times. Meanwhile Coca-Cola Ltd, PepsiCo, and the Beverage Association […]

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The Prime Minister and “Fake Promises”

Last year’s Federal Budget promised to transfer uncommitted funds from Conservative infrastructure programs through the Gas Tax Fund directly to local governments. This has turned out to be a fake promise. Of the many accomplishments of the Conservatives in government, the direct, respectful relationship we had between the two government levels was one of our […]

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Trudeau Tax Target: Serving Soldiers

Canadian soldiers are on the front lines in the Middle East in the International War Against Terrorism. While I believe our soldiers are first class, they are getting second class treatment from a Prime Minister who devalues the dangers they face every day. All other coalition soldiers receive special compensation through reduced taxation on their […]

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Trudeau Tax Targets Pensioners

Trudeau’s plans to tax employer sponsored health plans will be especially painful for retired Canadians on fixed incomes. Some companies still offer health benefit plans to retired employees. While more and more companies require pensioners to pay for portions of their health benefit plans, they still provide large tax free benefits. According to a Conference […]

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Trudeau Wants to Tax You Blind

The short-sighted decision by the Toronto Liberals to cut eye exams from OHIP for adults aged 20 to 64 led to an increase in blindness among Ontario residents. Blinded by ever increasing budget deficits, the move to tax employer-sponsored health plans by the Trudeau Liberals is just another tax grab at the expense of your health. […]

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Trudeau Tax Target: Health Plans

Trudeau’s appetite for new taxes is insatiable. He won’t stop until every last dollar in your pocket has been gobbled up. The latest #TrudeauTaxTarget is employer sponsored health plans . The Liberals are looking to treat health plans as income, and tax them. Health plans cover important preventive care measures like vision care, mental health […]

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