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Election 2018: People’s Alliance of NB platform on municipal issues

The People’s Alliance election 2018 platform includes promises that would affect municipalities, including tax reform and reviewing “equal opportunity” payments to municipalities to ensure they are fair and efficient. PANB has said “assessments would fall to each municipality.” Currently, property assessments are done by Service NB. Responsibilities […]

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Election 2018: NB NDP election platform on municipal issues

The NB NDP election 2018 platform includes promises on municipal priorities, including property taxes and housing. According to the platform, the NB NDP would create a Property Tax Commission with a series of questions, including how property taxes should be distributed to municipalities. Property taxes are the […]

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UMNB surveys provincial candidates: How will you help New Brunswick’s municipalities?

How will you help New Brunswick’s municipalities meet today’s challenges and build the communities we love? That’s the question the Union of Municipalities of New Brunswick is asking candidates in the September 24thelection. “We’re asking mayors and councilors to ask their local candidates how they will help our communities,“ said UMNB […]

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Election 2018: Political Parties positions on key municipal issues

As New Brunswick’s Election 2018 begins, four of New Brunswick’s five political parties shared their positions on key issues for municipalities, including property taxes, regionalization/amalgamation, and new revenue streams. The August 20 event was held by the City of Saint John to address City-specific concerns. The positions shared […]

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