The Globe and Mail remains the only media organization to have issued a retraction (see here) for the iPod tax story based on a falsehood by assistant professor at the Richard Ivey School of Business, Mike Moffat.
Tin-foil hatters such as the National Post’s Andrew Coyne thought it was some sort of conspiracy as to why the Globe pulled it:
Other news outlets have allowed this untrue story to stand:
CBC – iPod tax called an ‘accidental’ part of 2013 budget (see here)
Brandon Sun – Budget raised tariff on iPods, but may have been a mistake: professor (see here)
Macleans – Does the budget implement an iPod tax? (see here)
But the worse offender is the NDP who still have this posted on their website:
I’ve asked NDP revenue critic Murray Rankin this: