Statement by the Honourable Andrew Scheer on Paradise Papers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa, Ontario – Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, the Honourable Andrew Scheer, today made the following statement regarding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top fundraiser being mentioned in the Paradise Papers:

“While Justin Trudeau spent the summer calling local business operators tax cheats, it was in fact his top lieutenants within the Liberal Party of Canada who were avoiding paying taxes here in Canada.”

“It is no secret that the Prime Minister needs money to pay for his out-of-control deficits. But instead of cracking down on the tax-avoidance schemes used by his wealthy friends, Trudeau is forcing you to pay the bill.

“Justin Trudeau’s well-connected Liberal friends get away with paying less, and you pay more. There is nothing fair about that.”

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