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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
Government Response Tabled

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.
Petition presented to the House of Commons on May 4, 2018 (Petition No. 421-02324)
Government response tabled on June 18, 2018 (Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-01)
Open for signature : December 21, 2017, at 3:49 p.m. (EDT)
Closed for signature : April 20, 2018, at 3:49 p.m. (EDT)
Province / Territory
Signatures
Alberta
80
British Columbia
163
Manitoba
31
New Brunswick
10
Newfoundland and Labrador
44
Nova Scotia
36
Ontario
383
Prince Edward Island
4
Quebec
670
Saskatchewan
20
Yukon
1
Other Countries
5
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