“That’s all I wanted.”The seven per cent goods and services tax was created to replace a hidden 13.5 per cent manufacturers sales tax that was seen as unsustainable. The Liberal dominated Senate had refused to ratify the new tax measure, which led Mulroney to use a little known provision in the Constitution to stack the upper chamber with eight extra Tory members. After months of contentious debate, the Senate passed the GST legislation, and the new tax went into effect Jan.1, 1991.The tax was highly unpopular but economists insist Mulroney made the right decision.
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This pace should eventually help you generate a 12 minute mile pace which is a race walk pace. But remember, this takes time. You need to develop your aerobic capacity as well as your lean muscle mass, strength and flexibility, before you attempt this pace and faster.