The Canadian Press

2000-02-23 | Chretien Gas

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As truckers demonstrated in February on Parliament Hill against sky-high diesel prices, the prime minister said there was nothing the government could do about increasing fuel costs. Chretien said prices had risen everywhere and like other businesses, truckers would have to pass on their higher costs to their customers.

Date: 2000-02-23
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the problem is as I said it's we're leaving a market economy these price of increase around the globe and in fact the level of taxation by the federal government on these products has the lowest I'll probably any other country in the world >>