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The Goods and Services Tax: Overview & History site description for The Goods and Services Tax: Overview & History
Maple Leaf Web is a non-profit, non-partisan Canadian political education web-site located at the University of Lethbridge. This article provides a history and overview of the GST.  
http://mapleleafweb.com/features/goods-and-services-tax-overview-history

 
Basic information on the GST/HST site description for Basic information on the GST/HST
The Canada Revenue Agency provides basic information on how GST works with a harmonized sales tax. What are taxable, zero-rated, and exempt supplies? Also: Who pays? Who charges? What supplies does the tax apply to? 
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/bsnss/tpcs/gst-tps/gnrl/menu-eng.html

 
Canada Revenue Agency: GST/HST Rates site description for Canada Revenue Agency: GST/HST Rates
Canada Revenue Agency has this table showing the tax rates in all of the provinces across Canada, from 1991 - today. 
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/bsnss/tpcs/gst-tps/rts-eng.html

 
British Columbia: Provincial Sales Tax site description for British Columbia: Provincial Sales Tax
The British Columbia government website outlines what their provincial sales tax applies to. 
http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/topic.page?id=C8A18483A46E452A94E853BD5DB72CEB

 
Retail Council of Canada: GST & HST Rates site description for Retail Council of Canada: GST & HST Rates
This chart outlines the type of sales tax each province has and the current rates. 
http://www.retailcouncil.org/quickfacts/taxrates

 
Government of Saskatchewan: Provincial Sales Tax site description for Government of Saskatchewan: Provincial Sales Tax
Here is a description of provincial sales tax from the Government of Saskatchewan. There is also an interesting chart of revenue earned from sales tax over the years. 
http://finance.gov.sk.ca/taxes/pst/
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