The Cost Of 'New Deal' For Canadian Cities

The national meeting of big city Mayors reaches an agreement for a slice of the Federal gas tax, amounting to $10 billion over five years -- twice what the Federal Government is willing to offer.
September 20, 2004, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Canada's cities have always been overly dependent on property taxes to fund everything from schools to infrastructure. Now the mayors of 10 of the country's largest cities are saying that it's time for a national urban strategy -- one that would include badly-needed infusions of new money.

Thanks to Michael Dudley

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Published on Monday, September 20, 2004 in The Globe and Mail
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