Expect less editorial was indeed sacrilegious

Dear editor,

Upon reading the editorial of May 5, Expect less, I became curious and decided to check Canada’s level of taxation on the Internet. I quickly found a KPMG study that ranks us the 13th lowest taxed nation out of 14 major countries. Only India was lower. Indeed three of the top 10 major cities of the world ranked as least tax burdened are Canadian. For Black Press to suggest that we must open up our health-care system to private enterprise as the only solution to provide better health care is nothing more than biased political propaganda. There is obviously a lot of room in our tax system for ample funding of medicare if we all pay our fair share, including the corporations and wealthy individuals who make our country their home.

Gordon Noyes

Royston

 

 

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