Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Quebec's Unions Demand More Taxes

CSN president Claudette Carbonneau says she will fight against any
move to 'decrease and weaken the state's role.' (CP).

Quebec Union Proposes Income-Tax Hikes -- CTV/Canadian Press

QUEBEC — One of Quebec's largest unions is asking the provincial government to increase taxes by almost $1 billion.

The Confederation of National Trade Unions (CSN) says that would be a better way to eliminate the province's roughly $4.7-billion deficit than simple budget cuts.

Public-sector workers want an 11.2 per cent raise over three years and union leaders want the government to abandon plans to cap the size of government.

Read more ....

Update: Roll back tax cut, CSN tells finance minister -- Montreal Gazette

My Comment: This is so typical of those who believe that government should play THE dominant role in our lives .... but (of course) they want someone else to pay for it.

The question that must be asked is .... will the Quebec Liberals be stupid enough to fall for this crap.

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