Strange but true - facts about Canada

Police recruitment

Canada has difficulty recruiting police. Can you believe that if you want to join the police you have to pay an application fee of $100 Canadian. You might think that's strange, but what is bizarre is that you are taxed on the $100 which means that in Alberta you have to pay $106.00

Canada taxes learning and knowledge

Goods and services tax applies to courses in Canada

Canada taxes books

Goods and services tax applies to books in Canada, including children's books

Canada taxes postage

Goods and services tax applies to postage in Canada