Letter: Another tax/fee hike, with little objection

Editor:

Here we go again, a garbage rate increase, to which there is minimal protest, with residents being nickel and dimed and having no control over taxation.

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I put out my bin once a month and recycle every six weeks. Shouldn’t I be rewarded for my low carbon footprint?

Instead, myself and people like me get swept up in a user-pay system, with no consideration for a don’t use, don’t pay system.

Housing prices have skyrocketed and property taxes reflect that increase, while services have remained the same. Where is all the tax revenue going?

If our roads are any example, certainly not to infrastructure.

Isobel Prewett

Kamloops

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