aus der heutigen zeitung - letzter absatz für touristen :
Opposition critics charged that the cuts were more of an ideological hit list than a cost-savings exercise.
"To do these announcements of huge cuts to the least privileged Canadians at the same day you announce of $13-billion surplus, it tells you a lot about the Conservatives' frame of mind," Liberal finance critic John McCallum said.
One of the biggest cuts hits foreign visitors to Canada. The Tories are eliminating the Goods and Services Tax rebate program, which allows foreigners to recoup the GST they pay while in the country.