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The reduction of the GST from 7% to 6% came into effect across the country this past Saturday. 

It was one of four tax initiatives contained in the Conservative budget.

Palliser MP, Dave Batters, says the Universal Child Care Benefit of $1200 per child under the age of six is also now in effect.

Also in effect as of Saturday, is the Canada Employment Credit.