Tag Archives: Taxes

Ranchlands on Riversdale Resources and Annexation

Riversdale Resources and Annexation Got a couple of interesting stories my readers will probably be interested in. As some of you may know Riversdale Resources met with the council of the M.D. of Ranchlands on February 5 before meeting with … Continue reading

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Municipality: Penny Wise, Dollar Foolish

Municipality Dollar Foolish Well here we go again! According to this week’s Promoter newspaper our council is once again in our pockets. This time they are raising water/sewage by 4.5% and garbage by another 3.0%. With these new increases we … Continue reading

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Some people get it. Others need to catch up

…. especially our local politicians. Jose, a regular blogger here, made the following comment on another local blog where it received absolutely no attention? It seems, even the moderator was at a loss for words. Taxes in the Crowsnest Pass … Continue reading

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Municipal council’s tax grab

…. comes up empty, but the poor must still pay more. Council’s Tax Grab For those who have been following my one-man crusade against our municipal council’s recent implementation of their Property Tax Penalties Bylaw, starting with my initial post … Continue reading

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Wall Street ‘GREED’ Comes to the CNP

Wall Street GREED After working my ass off all week to feed the machine (like most people) I find our trusted leaders have been busy successfully conspiring to steal from the most disadvantaged, destitute and downtrodden in our community… the … Continue reading

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Conservative Taxes Hammer Small Businesses

Goodale commentary: Conservative Taxes At a time when the Harper government is promising to slash federal programs and services to fix its deficit – its self-imposed and unnecessary deficit – Conservative business tax policies are out of whack. On the … Continue reading

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Where has all the money gone?

Where’s the Money? According to this week’s Pass Herald Crowsnest council chamber remainders our municipality will have to borrow $1.9 million to get them through the remainder of this year and the early part of next year, due to their having … Continue reading

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Brother can you spare a dime

…. a few million? Coffers are bare So according to this week’s front page story in the Crowsnest Promoter our municipal coffers are bare. We have no money… our reserves are depleted (sounds familiar, considering many people’s personal financial circumstances … Continue reading

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