Canadian microbrewery owners are fuming at their federal government's refusal to amend a bill that would reduce excise tax for the country's microbreweries, granting them a break available in other countries. André Dion, Unibroue CEO, and president of the Association des Microbrasseurs du Québec, said: "To refuse to provide us with fiscal conditions that are similar to those in most industrialised countries, is, in essence, leading us to slaughter."