National Newswatch

Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper stands to receive a substantial tax credit for donating records from his nearly ten years in power to Library and Archives Canada.

Harper is currently in discussions with Library and Archives to hand over a massive trove of printed and electronic documents, to be included in its collection of prime ministerial papers.

The federal government recently agreed to boost Library and Archives’ budget for this year by an extra $1.6 million, to cover the costs of acquiring and processing Harper’s records.

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