Re: “For O’Toole, a carbon tax should always be a bad idea,” (The Hill Times, Nov. 9). The GST can hardly be held up as a reason for the Conservatives to reject all taxes, much less the revenue-neutral carbon tax. It is true that the GST was deeply unpopular, but this is only one reason why Mulroney’s campaign failed. Being a sitting prime minister during the worst recession since the Second World War certainly didn’t help. Nor did the devastating picture of corruption painted by the Airbus affair.
By Schneider Electric’s Secure Power Division - Canada
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