And why not?
Why should the BCL government (and a closed circle of their closest cronies) be the only beneficiaries of all that regressive shifting of the tax burden onto the backs of those citizens that can afford it least?
R. Zussman and M. Laanela of the MoCo have the story.
Here is their lede:
The B.C. Chamber of Commerce is calling on the provincial government to replace the PST and with a new tax — but chamber members are not calling it the HST.
Instead, the business leaders are calling for a "value added tax."
"Our members are not looking to revisit the HST or the debate that went in to harmonizing with the federal sales tax," said Dan Baxter, the chamber's director of policy development.
The unpopular HST was brought in by former premier Gordon Campbell after the 2009 election, and was eventually dismantled after it was rejected in a referendum in 2011...
Subheader got you all earwormy?....This.