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‘This government is not going to be interested in user fees’

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Having both raised and dismissed the possibility of new user fees last week, Industry Minister Tony Clement confirmed to reporters yesterday his government’s disinterest.

We’re not really looking at user fees … We don’t see that as part of – I mean, look, you look at everything but the reality is this government is not going to be interested in user fees as the way to to balance the budget … we don’t think that taxpayers should be taxed more or should be user-feed to death.  There’s lots of way that we can get to balanced budget without – without additional user fees on Canadians.