Revenue Canada refuses to pay for million-dollar mistake
- April 23, 2009 6:33 PM
- By Enza Uda
Taxpayer led to believe Harper government would compensate him for losses
A B.C. taxpayer who fought the Canada Revenue Agency over a million-dollar tax bill he didn't owe — and won — says the federal government misled him to believe he would be compensated for his financial losses.
"They're trying to now find a way to shove this under the rug or silence it so that they don't get embarrassed," 64-year-old Prince George resident Irvin Leroux said.
"Promises have been made at the political level," added his wife, Jill Moore, "and still, here we are."