April 3, 1998 (36th Parliament, 1st Session)


Paul Martin


Hon. Paul Martin (Minister of Finance, Lib.)

Mr. Speaker, I guarantee you that if I am given advance notice I can be succinct.
We have again looked at the capital gains tax. The view was that would be a very small part of the solution to the problem of overcutting. We are certainly prepared to sit down with the national roundtable and with the provincial governments and take a look at the overall problem.
The question is simply one of expense versus the cost.

Topic:   Oral Question Period
Subtopic:   Taxation
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