Tax petition rally in Hope

Residents raise awareness about current municipal spending issues

  • Aug. 23, 2013 10:00 a.m.
Mike Klassen (middle), director of provincial affairs for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, and Hope & District Chamber of Commerce president Glen Ogren (right) listen as Ray Zervini addresses a crowd of over 100 residents at a tax petition rally in Memorial Park on Wednesday. Residents are calling for zero tax increases for the next three years and a review of all current and future spending. The signed petition will be given to the district during Monday night’s council meeting.

Mike Klassen (middle), director of provincial affairs for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, and Hope & District Chamber of Commerce president Glen Ogren (right) listen as Ray Zervini addresses a crowd of over 100 residents at a tax petition rally in Memorial Park on Wednesday. Residents are calling for zero tax increases for the next three years and a review of all current and future spending. The signed petition will be given to the district during Monday night’s council meeting.

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