Tax on tampons is not a small issue

Our government is pocketing $36-million a year through a tampon tax. Curiously, and unbeknownst to most, Viagra is tax exempt.

Thanks to a private member’s bill by NDP MP Irene Mathyssen, centre, pictured with NDP MPs Pierre Nantel and Laurin Liu, Canadian women have been awoken to the bloody truth about the tampon tax, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Sheila Copps

PUBLISHED : Friday, May 15, 2015 2:20 PM

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