The Menstruators

Did you know that households across Canada are paying GST on menstrual hygiene products?

 

According to the Government of Canada all menstrual hygiene products are considered a non-essential item or luxury.

To add insult to injury, items like incontinence products, cocktail cherries, human sperm, and wedding cakes are not subject to GST.

But we all know that buying tampons, pads, moon/diva cups, or panty liners is not optional. These products are an essential part of a normal, public life for people with periods.

Canadian Menstruators are a group of feminists based in Toronto and Montreal who are frustrated by the discriminatory GST charged on menstruation products.

Buying tampons, pads, moon/diva cups, or panty liners is not optional. These products are an essential part of a normal, public life for people with periods.