Irving Shipbuilding and HRM reach special shipyard tax deal

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Arrangement disclosed by accident in council documents; municipality and Irving refuse comment

For months Halifax and Irving Shipbuilding Inc. have been negotiating a special tax arrangement for the Halifax shipyard. There's now word the deal is done, prompting calls to make it public.

"The city owes it to tell taxpayers about it before there a vote on it at city council. Lets see the deal and lets debate it," says Kevin Lacey of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

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