Kids these days

NDP MP Nathan Cullen asked school children in his riding to submit proposals for private members’ bills.

Emily, 11, a student at Muheim Memorial Elementary, proposed a federal bill that would modify tax law to allow individuals to donate a portion of their Income Tax Return to a registered charity by filling out a new section on their tax forms. The amount would then be paid directly to the charity by Canada Revenue Agency…

Bulkley Valley Christian School student Justin Steenhof wants to encourage ski resort operators to make responsible safety choices by providing branding and pricing incentives. He proposed resorts be certified by the Minister of State for Sport as a “Head Smart Ski and Snowboard Facility” and be permitted to exempt skiers and boarders wearing helmets from paying HST/GST on their ski passes and equipment rentals.

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