Merit of Merritt

Its good that it is friday….

The Merritt Desert Inn was charging $2.09 for a cup of coffee during the short lived HST regime in BC. There was a backlash as restaurants were on a level playing field with the value added tax. The tax is gone and the PST took its place and is not charged on restaurant meals. This morning a coffee cost $2:15 with 10 cents in for the federal value added tax the GST,

Today in history: July 26, 2005

Mumbai India gets 40 inchs of rain in 24 hours stopping the city for 2 days.