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Globe readers weigh in. (John Boyd/The Globe and Mail)
Globe readers weigh in. (John Boyd/The Globe and Mail)

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We wanted to hear what you had to say about the upcoming budget and you spoke up. In the first instalment of our budget 2010 audio comment feature, readers offered several views on where cuts could come and what taxes need to be raised.

Click below to listen to what others had to say and use the feature below to leave your own comments. This feature will be updated in the days ahead of the March 4 federal budget as more clips are posted.

Part 1: Two B.C. residents tell us what they think Ottawa should accomplish in the budget:



Part 2: A series of callers responded over the weekend. The dominant topic was income trusts. At least one caller wanted a luxury tax imposed, while others called for a renewal of the home renovation tax credit. "If you want my vote, you've got to work for me," one caller said. Take a listen:







What do you want to see in the March 4 federal budget? Make your voice heard through our new audio comment feature. We'll publish our favourites on globeandmail.com in the days leading up to the budget.

Record your comment online. Need help? Listen to the tutorial below. If you don't have a microphone on your computer, you can leave a comment on our telephone line:

  • outside Toronto, call toll-free 1 (877) 236-2227;
  • within Toronto, call (416) 628-0227

Please keep comments to under one minute in length. Shorter comments will have a better chance of being published. Comments may be edited for length and clarity.

To launch the online recorder, begin by filling in your contact information:











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