City playing shell game with property tax hike

The province giveth and the city taketh away.

We had it. At least on paper, we had it — a property tax hike this year of only 1.3%.

You read it right, only 1.3%.

This small increase can only happen because the province is giving Calgarians a tax cut on the side of the property tax bill the folks in Edmonton control.

You read it right, a tax cut.

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