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Tax motion gets green light

City council voted to send a resolution to the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in September to continue to lobby the provincial and federal governments to provide a “meaningful” tax exemption for volunteer emergency responders.

Councillor Marc Lefebvre brought the motion forward and all of the council present supported it.

 

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