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Municipal leaders put pressure on provincial government to change speculation tax

Mayors meeting at the Union of BC Municipalities convention are calling for drastic changes to the proposed speculation tax on real estate. Richard Zussman reports.

 Green Party leader Andrew Weaver says the speculation tax is more like a vacancy tax than a true speculation tax and he would not support legislation, or a subset of the legislation, without the support of those local communities.

 https://globalnews.ca/news/4444260/municipal-leaders-put-pressure-on-provincial-government-to-change-speculation-tax/

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