Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Income trusts town hall in Toronto Friday

I'm glad to see the Liberals talking more about the income trusts issue. I think there is a lot of anger simmering beneath the surface with ordinary Canadians about the way the Conservatives handled this issue.

I also like that the Liberal Party has a solid proposal that would address the issues with income trusts and help the ordinary Canadians that got squeezed by the Harper flip-flop. Hopefully the Conservatives and the NDP, who have come out against the sensible Liberal proposal, will get on board. We all agree corporations need to pay their fair share, but Canadian seniors shouldn't be hosed.

Media Advisory

Liberal Finance Critic Hosts Town Hall Meeting on Income Trusts

Liberal Finance Critic and Member of Parliament for Markham-Unionville will hold an open house to hear from investors hurt by the Conservative Government’s decision to tax income trusts as well as Canadians concerned by the rash of foreign takeovers that have swept the trust sector since the 31 October, 2006 announcement.

Mr. McCallum will speak for 20 minutes before taking questions from the audience and media.

Mr. McCallum will also be made available to the media after the event at 1:30.

Date: Friday 20 April, 2007
Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Location: Design Exchange, 234 Bay St. Toronto, ON

For more information:
Office of the Hon. John McCallum
MP for Markham-Unionville
(613) 996-3374

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