Monday, October 07, 2013
Manitobans Say Poor Fiscal Management At Root Of PST Hike
Winnipeg – Nearly two-thirds of Manitoba adults (65%) believe the provincial government did not need to raise the Provincial Sales Tax (PST), a new Probe Research survey conducted for the Winnipeg Free Press finds.
This survey of 1,002 Manitoba adults also finds that a majority of Manitobans (58%) agree that the decision to increase the PST is likely to have an impact on how they vote in the next provincial election – with most saying the tax hike makes them less likely to vote for the governing New Democrats.
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