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Old Posted Oct 7, 2017, 2:18 AM
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Montreal's Olympic debt was actually paid off via a provincial surtax on cigarettes - only on smokers in Quebec as it's provincial. The debt was paid off about 10 years ago but the surtax has remained and is now used to fund sports programs I think.
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