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Canada Proposes Sales Tax on Food to Fund Sustainability

| Friday November 18th, 2005 | 1 Comment

canada.jpgThe Canadian Goods and Services Tax (like a sales tax) does not currently apply to food. A proposal by the Agricultural Institute of Canada proposes that the GST be extended to groceries in order to fund sustainable practices and consequently keep small farms afloat. Is a tax the right way to go about this? The AIC says so, Canadians will decide.

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