Vote Details

Vote No. 988

42nd Parliament, 1st Session


Mr. Poilievre (Carleton)


Opposition Motion (Taxes)

That, given:

(a) 81% of middle-income Canadians are seeing higher taxes since the government came to power;

(b) the average income tax increase for middle-income families is $840;

(c) the government’s higher Canada Pension Plan premiums could eventually cost up to $2,200 per household;

(d) the government cancelled the Family Tax Cut of up to $2,000 per household;

(e) the government cancelled the Arts and Fitness tax credit of up to $225 per child;

(f) the government cancelled the education and textbook tax credits of up to $560 per student;

(g) the government’s higher Employment Insurance premiums are up to $85 per worker;

(h) the government’s carbon tax could cost up to $1,000 per household and as high as $5,000 in the future;

(i) the government’s intrusive tax measures for small business will raise taxes on thousands of family businesses all across Canada;

(j) this government tried to tax employer-paid health and dental benefits which would have cost up to $2,000 per household; and

(k) this government tried to tax modest food and discount benefits that retail employees receive from employers;

the House call on the Prime Minister to provide written confirmation that the government will not further raise any taxes on Canadians

See the published vote in the
Journals of Tuesday, February 5, 2019

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