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Ottawa mulled a tax on sugar drinks


August 9, 2016
By The Toronto Star

A report in the Toronto Star reveals that Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s office requested an internal analysis last winter to explore the “issues and impacts in respect of a potential tax on soft drinks.” The Liberal’s spring budget announced it would take steps during 2016-17 to add more details on food labels about added sugars and artificial dyes in processed products, but no mention was made of any taxation. | READ MORE