Ottawa, August 16, 2011

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The Department of Finance today released for consultation draft legislative proposals to implement tax measures from Budget 2011, the Next Phase of Canada’s Economic Action Plan—A Low-Tax Plan for Jobs and Growth.

The draft legislative proposals would:

Support Families and Communities

Invest in Education and Training

Support Job Creation and Entrepreneurship

Preserve Canada’s Fiscal Integrity

References to “Announcement Date” in the draft legislative proposals are to be read as references to today’s date. Explanatory notes are included with the draft legislative proposals above – Amended.

Interested parties are invited to provide comments on the draft legislative proposals by September 16, 2011. Please send your comments to or to:

Tax Policy Branch
Department of Finance
140 O’Connor Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0G5

For further information, media may contact:

Mary Ann Dewey-Plante
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Finance

Jack Aubry
Media Relations
Department of Finance

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