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e-1368 (Books)

42nd Parliament
Initiated by Louis Fortier from Sherbrooke, Quebec, on December 21, 2017, at 3:49 p.m. (EDT)
keywords
Books
Goods and services tax
Postal rates
Tax credits
The Petition is open for signature until April 20, 2018, at 3:49 p.m. (EDT)

Petition to the Government of Canada

Whereas:
  • 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.
Open for signature : December 21, 2017, at 3:49 p.m. (EDT)
Closed for signature : April 20, 2018, at 3:49 p.m. (EDT)
Province / Territory
Signatures
Alberta
10
British Columbia
52
Manitoba
4
New Brunswick
2
Newfoundland and Labrador
2
Nova Scotia
8
Ontario
64
Quebec
250
Saskatchewan
5
Yukon
1
Other Countries
1
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