Affordable Cost of Living

Show HST on Grocery Shelves

Currently, the government does not charge the HST on basic groceries - meat, dairy, fruits, and vegetables - but does on things like snack foods and prepared foods that are not necessarily as healthy for you. The reason for this is to encourage healthier diet choices. My suggestion is that the HST for all food products at grocery or similar stores should be included in the price, rather than just applied at the cash ...more »

Submitted by (@dann613)


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