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Business reps lobby parties to put tax reform in their 2019 platforms

By Charelle Evelyn      

The government ought to signal its plan to tackle lacklustre Canadian competitiveness in the fall economic statement, say industry reps.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau signalled at a conference last week the ‘unequal playing field’ between the tax systems of Canada and the U.S. would be addressed. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Canadian business groups are turning up the heat on the Liberals to act on a long-standing call to address waning Canadian competitiveness in the wake of U.S. tax reform, and laying the groundwork to continue the campaign when federal parties begin stumping next year.

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