Backlash to proposed B.C. speculation tax grows
The exempt communities include Bowen Island, Cultus Lake, the Gulf Islands, Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Whistler was never included in the speculation tax and remains exempt as a resort community.
…… the tax is still “extremely offensive and mean-spirited.”
“What are they trying to do? Is this tax designed to make housing more affordable? If that’s the case, they’re going about it all the wrong way,”