Canada to Tax Citizens for Rain Landing on Property

The Canadian government is pushing a new scheme that seeks to suck even more life out of the nation’s citizens by taxing them for any rain that lands on their property.

Globalists are planning to test the new scheme in Toronto before rolling out the new taxes nationwide.

Toronto’s far-left Mayor Olivia Chow is pushing the plan to tax residents based on the amount of rainwater that falls onto their properties.

The city’s proposal calls it a wastewater usage tax, and it’s based on the amount of rainwater generated from residents’ hard surfaces, such as driveways and roofs.

The plans assert that properties with more hard surfaces would incur higher taxes, as these surfaces contribute to runoff that can overwhelm the city’s sewer system during storms.

Other than shock and mockery, many are questioning the feasibility of accurately measuring and enforcing taxes based on individual property characteristics.

A statement from the city says they would categorize residents according to their property size.

“For properties less than one hectare in size, there would be a tiered, flat rate stormwater charge brd on the average hard surface area of all properties in each tier.”

“Property tiers are determined by property size ranges for different property types – residential, multi-residential and condominium, and industrial commercial and institutional,” it reads.

The idea was previously considered in 2017 under then-Mayor John Tory but was ultimately dismissed as impractical.

Ford warned Torontonians last year

Before she was elected in June 2023, Conservative Premier Doug Ford warned Toronto residents that the NDP-branded Mayor Chow would pull off tax-raising schemes, though it’s unclear that he’d ever imagined she would try one as absurdly unique as this.

Days before she was elected mayor, Ford told a group of reporters:

“You want my opinion? If Olivia Chow gets in, it will be an unmitigated disaster,” he said.

“Taxes are going to go up 25 to 30 percent, when people can’t afford the rent, can’t afford mortgages now.

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“Business are going to be fleeing Toronto, as far as I’m concerned,” Ford added.

The city is running public consultations on their rain tax scheme until April 30, including open virtual meetings on April 8th, 11th, and 16th, as well as an online survey.

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24 days ago

Insane!
Oh, it’s easy to believe Trudeau, the WEF Lieutenant, would try such a thing. But, it’s amazing how pitiful and compliant CANADIANS have become! Where’s the spirit of the Canadian truckers who took action against tyranny? This is a scheme to exact more profit from the complacent livestock!
Government’s tactic of de-banking the truckers seems to have worked. Intimidation quiets resistance, and like the chilling effect of J6 imprisonment in the USA, the control over banking has instilled fear in Canadians!
Obviously, getting rid of Schwab’s boy, Trudeau is imperative. But, will he be replaced by another in the globalist’s control.
Beyond Canada’s test-marketing of evil, the REAL solution is to eliminate the WEF and the oligarchs who step by step, intend to control the world!
RESIST, CANADA!

Michael
Michael
23 days ago

This is about the very left government of Toronto.

As bad as our Prime Minister is, this one is not in him. But, don’t give him credit or he might try it himself.

Robert P
Robert P
23 days ago

THIS IS THE PERFECT EXAMPLE OF THE OTTAWA BUFFOON BOYS LOYALTY TO HIS MASTER ADOLPH H. SCHWAB AND HIS WAY OF ACCOMODATING THE SCUMBAG’S STATEMENT OF YOU WILL OWN NOTHING AND BE HAPPY!!! TAX YOU TILL YOU HAVE N O T H I N G !!!

qazwiz
qazwiz
17 days ago

a tax lawyer could change law by advicing all residents collect rainwater and reuse collected water arguing less water because house not allowing land to get the rain. so collecting rain water is a negative effect on natural rainfall so city owes owners the “negative taxes”

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