Earlier, we reported the provincial restaurant industry - which has said it will be negatively impacted by the provincial Liberals' harmonized sales tax - includes a number of major party donors. Among them: David Aisenstat, whose brother John is also the Liberals' policy chair. So what does the chair think about that tax? Well, when contacted by Public Eye, he declined comment, referring questions to Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association Western Canada vice president Mark von Schellwitz. "I really don't really want to step on Mark's toes on that," the party executive member said.
August 6, 2009