Mr. Gilles Grondin (Saint-Maurice):
Mr. Speaker, I would like to say that 1 support the position taken by the coalition including the Federation de Page d'or du Quebec, the Forum des personnes agees de Montreal, the Golden Age and the Association quebecoise pour la defense des retraites, all of which favour a truly progressive taxation system under which corporations and the wealthy will pay their fair share. They want the Government to maintain the investment income deduction of $1,000, which means that the first $1,000 is not taxable. They also want full indexation of our personal income tax system so that tax credits and deductions increase with the cost of living.
Mr. Speaker, 1 think the Minister of Finance (Mr. Wilson) should listen carefully to the demands being made by these organizations and by all senior citizens who come to see usregularly at our constituency offices to complain aboutfinancial pressures and who want the Minister of Finance to
pay special attention to their demands.
Subtopic: SENIOR CITIZENS
Sub-subtopic: OPPORTUNITY FOR GOUVERNMENT TO LISTEN ATTENTIVELY TO DEMANDS