Monday, January 11, 2010

Montreal Taxes Going Up

Montreal Mayor Gérald Tremblay will unveil the city's $4.3-billion budget for 2010 on Wednesday. Photograph by: Pierre Obendrauf, The Gazette

Mayor Tremblay's Challenge: Avoid Budget Backlash -- Montreal Gazette

Tax hikes are likely to be announced Wednesday to make up shortfall.

"The problem is that we only, or almost only, hear from people who are against something; we rarely hear from those in favour."

– Montreal Mayor Gérald Tremblay, May 22, 2009

MONTREAL – It isn't as if we weren't warned.

When Montreal Mayor Gérald Tremblay unveils the city's $4.3-billion budget for 2010 on Wednesday, he will be detailing the height, weight and ugliness of the fiscal gorilla he and his councillors have been alluding to for much of the last year.

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Update: Montreal homeowners should expect tax hike -- CBC

My Comment: I thought that when the suburbs were forced into joining Montreal .... our taxes will be going down or stable. But since amalgamation my taxes have more than doubled .... and who knows what this week.

Hmmmm .... I/we have been lied to (again) by our politicians.

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