Canada Revenue Agency

Canada Revenue Agency

May 17, 2010 12:26 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Ashfield Launches New Campaign to Warn Atlantic Canadians About "Paying Under the Table"

FREDERICTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - May 17, 2010) - On May 18, 2010, the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of National Revenue, Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, and Minister of the Atlantic Gateway will preview a new campaign that warns Atlantic Canadians of the real risks involved with paying "under the table" for home renovation and repair.

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is working with Atlantic Chapters of the Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) to build on the CHBA's Get it in Writing! Campaign and urge Atlantic Canadians to get written contracts whenever they hire a contractor.

Officials of the Canadian Home Builders' Association will also participate. 

Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2010
   
Time: 10:00 a.m.
   
Location: 38 Grindstone Court, Fredericton

Contact Information

  • Kim Blanchette
    Director of Communications
    Atlantic Region
    Canada Revenue Agency
    902-877-9506
    or
    Erin Filliter
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Minister of National Revenue
    613-995-2960