The Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce opposes the implementation of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax.
"A sugar-sweetened beverage tax would increase the cost of living for residents and place additional administrative burdens on business, while research about whether or not a sugar tax will actually change behaviour is inconclusive."
Download our written submission here.
Looking for more information? Check out the GNWT's Discussion Paper here.
Feedback will be accepted until February 25th at 5:00pm. Please submit your feedback via online survey: https://www.fin.gov.nt.ca/en/have-your-say-proposed-nwt-sugar-sweetened-drinks-tax
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