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City budget: Tax Freedom Day further away?

Will your city or town, through its budget, bring Tax Freedom Day (nation + province + municipality) closer or push it further away? If you want creativity, take a zero off your budget. If you want sustainability, take off two … Continue reading

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City Budget Games: councillors’ musings, part 3

With all the hand-wringing going on at Brantford City Hall over the 2015 budget, what could be on the minds of councillors? “Ok my fellow councillors start praying to St. Amant for ZERO-BASED budgeting skills.” “$227,240 in sports grants (?) … Continue reading

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City Budget Games: councillors’ musings, part 2

With all the hand-wringing going on at Brantford City Hall over the 2015 budget, what could be on the minds of councillors? “Hey, shouldn’t us COUNCILLORS come up with better ways to administer TAXPAYERS’ dollars?” “Relying on staff for ‘the list’ is the … Continue reading

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