Draft HST Referendum Question Text Released

November 19, 2010

Attorney General Michael de Jong, QC, recently announced that he has now received a draft version of the HST initiative question as prepared and delivered by Acting Chief Electoral Officer Craig James.

The announcement recites the text of the question, which will be the subject of a vote by British Columbians in September 2011:

Are you in favour of extinguishing the HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) and reinstating the PST (Provincial Sales Tax) in conjunction with the GST (Goods and Services Tax)? Yes/No

For further information, see the announcement and attached backgrounder.

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