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Kill airport taxes: minister

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Manitoba's tourism minister is calling on the federal government to phase out its airport tax and airport-security tax as a way of boosting tourist spending in Canada.

"These are things they realistically could phase out without hitting their budget too hard ......

Ron Lemieux said he is confident Ottawa could axe the airport fees as early as three years from now. Show/Hide caption

Ron Lemieux said he is confident Ottawa could axe the airport fees as early as three years from now. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press files

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