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A better solution to property-tax problems

Re: “We need a fairer property tax system.” In his Nov. 25 opinion piece, Francis Gillis, chair of the CBRM Property Taxpayers’ Association, writes about Nova Scotia’s Capped Assessment Program (CAP)
Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities (NSFM) supports the intent of the CAP — providing protection against sudden and dramatic spikes in assessment and helping seniors and low-income families stay in their homes. However, CAP has failed to achieve its intended purpose and instead has created serious inequities among taxpayers, pitting neighbour against neighbour.,, [Read More]