Peace Tax Trust Fund Questions

Published: Wednesday, 07/09/2008 12:00 am EDT

(RE: "Eight Ways Militarism is Growing in Canada," June 25) Out of the eight practical suggestions offered by Murray Thomson on combating the growing effect of militarism in Canada, the one that is going to make a difference relatively quickly and effectively is the one that carries the greatest risk: redirecting part of our taxes to a Peace Tax Trust Fund. While I would support this initiative, one must ask: what are the legalities surrounding this issue. Have these been explored? Has this been done elsewhere? And if so, has it made the impact I would anticipate?

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