The HST battle just got muddier in BC. The BC Liberals were briefed on the HST prior to the election in May 2009. The Gordon Campbell Liberal government has denied for the last 18 months that the HST was not even on their radar until after the election.
See more here on CBC.
The BC Liberals decided to pre-empt a freedom of Information request today by releasing the info in a major damage control effort.
Link to HST documents, somewhat redacted! Are you surprised?