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No more Federal tampon tax: Ottawa
It seems the masses have spoken: Ottawa announced Thursday it will discontinue the federal tax on feminine hygiene products. Starting July 1, you'll only pay the provincial portion of the tax when you buy tampons or pads. The move is a bit of a surprise, as it wasn't expected until the next Federal budget was drafted. The change will likely cost Ottawa $33 million in lost revenue. Earlier this month, an NDP-led motion called for the change, and the House of Commons unanimously supported...

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