Quebec Premier Jean Charest responds to Opposition questions on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009 at the Quebec legislature. (CP / Jacques Boissinot)
Proposals for billion of dollars of new expenses were trotted out at Liberal government meetings in Drummondville this weekend, where everything from higher Hydro rates, to road tolls, to water royalties, to a rainy day fund for healthcare was discussed.
There would also be higher taxes on alcohol, energy drinks, chips, soft drinks and candy, some Liberals suggested.
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My Comment: Another story that illustrates (again) the government policy and intention of tax and spend.