Harmonized Sales Tax

Forbes: Canada outranks the world for business, credits HST

According to Forbes magazine, Canada is the place to be when it comes to business. Last year, Canada ranked No. 4 on Forbes annual "The Best Countries for Business" list. Forbes credits the...

Failure to engage public led to HST disaster

In 2009, then-radio-host Christy Clark said, “people are sick to death of the way our political system operates. People tell me … they’re tired of electing politicians who ignore what their...

B.C. votes 55% to axe HST

The vote is in, and British Columbians have chosen to nix the HST. "Yes" votes were 55 per cent, beating out the "No" votes to keep the HST. The results of the binding province-wide referendum would...

As final HST ballots flood in, business owners express feelings over controversial tax

"Today's the last day, and everybody is running there," said Angela Ip, sales associate at Secret of Beauty, pointing to the HST collection centre in City Square Mall on Cambie Street.  Angela...

HST explainer

Now that Canada Post is functioning again, it's time to decide about the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST).  Should you vote to keep the tax, or should you vote to give it the boot?  You may have...