The Science minister says next year’s budget is likely where funding decisions related to scientific research will be revealed.
Canada doesn’t apply sales taxes or duties on imported purchases of $20 or less. That threshold is much higher in other countries, such as the U.S. where it’s US$800.
Rookie Grit MP Darren Fisher's private member's bill is now law.
Kelly Knight Craft’s confirmation is not expected in time for the annual event.
A panel recommended the government boost spending to support scientific research by $1.3-billion over four years.
But data in recent months suggests the government is finding less time to meet with stakeholders.
The Macdonald-Laurier Institute says 88 per cent of 75 military and defence experts it interviewed think the government should cancel this interim purchase.