Category Archives: Canada

Complete list of goods and services affected by 12% HST in British Columbia (BC)

Here is the complete list of all goods and services which prices have been increased due to the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) introduction in British Columbia. Before all the products from this list were not subject to 7% PST (or 5% GST for some of them).
Price increase for some of the products and services is ridiculous, as they are the part of healthy living. They just fall in the same list with cigarettes!

Parking lot fraud – Money for gas

It happened on the parking lot of grocery supermarket. One tall man of about 40 years old appeared from nowhere and asked for help starting with the phrase:”Can you help me please? I’m not a beggar!”. Then he continued:
– My car got stuck out of fuel on the road.
– I left my wife and children there.
– I need some gas to put in the car.