OTTAWA — The winner of the first week back from summer on Parliament Hill? A banner-dragging aircraft-for-rent.
On Monday, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation hired one to welcome MPs back to Ottawa for the fall session, pulling a giant banner that denounced Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s tax proposals as too anti-business.
Not to be outdone, opponents of investor provisions in the North American Free Trade Agreement welcomed incoming trade negotiators from Mexico and the United States with a hired blimp urging an end to the business-friendly protections.
Officials on all sides would undoubtedly argue that neither the tax proposals nor the NAFTA talks lend …read more
Source: National Newswatch