The Canadian Press

2015-05-14 | Notley Canadian Pacific

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The head of one of Canada's biggest railways says if Alberta's new NDP government needs to raise taxes, his company is prepared to pay its share. Canadian Pacific CEO Hunter Harrison says times are tough in Alberta right now and the government is going to have to control its deficit. He used an increase in fuel taxes as an example when speaking with reporters today. (Business reaction to incoming premier Rachel Notley's win in the election has been mixed. Executives have indicated a willingness to hear the new premier out, but some have expressed concerns about business tax increases at a time when the Alberta economy is down.)

Date: 2015-05-14
Placeline: CALGARY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << if they ask us or if they impose another percent or two fair share if we get treated like everyone else that will we're willing to pay the price >>


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