This submission is offered as a companion to Christopher di Armani’s September 4, 2011 post “Sometimes Politicians Actually Get Something Right” in which he brings to our attention that NDP member of Parliament Peter Stoffer has put forth a proposal
I’ve got to say this: I’m proud of my fellow British Columbians today. I’m not going to get into the debate over whether the HST is a good thing or a bad thing for the province. That’s been debated enough.
Here in British Columbia there is a pending referendum on the Hated Sales Tax (HST), or as it’s called in government circles as the Harmonized Sales Tax. While both sides wage the war over the HST, some municipalities are hell-bent