May 25, 2015


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Additional cost of filling a 2012 Honda Civic on May 1, when a 2.5 per cent gas-tax hike takes effect. The Civic, one of Canada's most popular cars, has a 50-litre tank.


Additional cost of a 90-minute Metro Pedicure and Manicure package at the Fort Garry Hotel's Ten Spa on July 1, when PST will be applied to spa treatments, tattooing and other non-medical services.


Additional cash a pack-a-day smoker will spend on their nicotine habit over the course of a year, based on the 2.5 cent per cigarette hike that went into effect this morning.


Maximum cost of a one night's stay in a hotel that could be eligible for a new film and video production tax credit, which also went into effect this morning.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 18, 2012 B3

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