You’ve probably heard conservatives talk about how important the economy is as an election issue, how important jobs are, or business investment is, or the GDP is. Except conservatives don’t actually care about the economy.
The Canadian government issued $60 billion in tax relief this week. Here’s a brief breakdown. GST cut one percentage point to 5 per cent, effective 1 Jan 2008 Personal income tax cut retroactive to Jan. 1, 2007, cutting lowest marginal tax rate to 15 per cent from 15.5 per cent Jump in basic personal exemption […]