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e-1368 (Books)

Initiated by Louis Fortier from Sherbrooke, Quebec

Original language of petition: French

Petition to the Government of Canada

  • Books are essential to the vitality of a free and democratic society;
We, the undersigned, citizens and residents of Canada, call upon the Government of Canada to:
1) exempt books from the Goods and Services Tax (GST);
2) reestablish the postal preferential rate applicable to books; and
3) establish a personal tax credit applicable to books bought from Accredited Booksellers.
Government response tabled on June 18, 2018 (Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-211-01)
Open for signature
December 21, 2017, at 3:49 p.m. (EDT)
Closed for signature
April 20, 2018, at 3:49 p.m. (EDT)
Presented to the House of Commons
François Choquette (Drummond)
May 4, 2018 (Petition No. 421-02324)
Government response tabled
June 18, 2018
Photo - François Choquette
New Democratic Party Caucus
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