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and Value Capture” tax. Already among Canada’s highest property taxes, Vancouver mulls an intrusive new way to raise them further still

Among the barrage of motions Vancouver’s freshly-elected council passed pretty much the moment they took office was a little-noticed idea of a “Land Value Capture” tax.

With an innocuous name and language that focused on affordability, who would object? Except, with its vagueness and broad reach, it could turn out to be the biggest assault on property rights Vancouver has ever considered. 

Here’s that thing you didn’t want – and the bill.



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