Columbia Institute Poll: People in BC and Ontario Want Bigger Piece of the Tax Pie for Local Governments


The polling shows that people in BC and Ontario have greater trust in local politicians, are willing to pay more taxes for increased action on climate change and want senior levels of government to provide regular and flexible funding to local governments.

To see the polling figures that were released in BC click here:

To see the polling figures that were released in Ontario click here:

To read the BC media release click here:


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