MEDIA ADVISORY
March 14, 2013

Property tax reform advocates embark on public speaking tour

HALIFAX, NS – Media are invited to attend a joint public presentation on municipal income taxation as a possible alternative to property focused taxation.

What: The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Chambers of Commerce will each present their case for reducing or eliminating property taxes and considering the introduction of a municipal income surtax.

When: Wednesday March 20, 2013

6:30 p.m. registration
7:00 p.m. panel discussion

Where: Saint Mary’s University, Atrium Building, AT101
(Campus map: http://www.smu.ca/documents/campus-map.pdf)

An opportunity for interviews will follow the event with AIMS President & CEO Charles Cirtwill, CCPA-NS Research Associate Dr. Michael Bradfield and Nova Scotia Chambers of Commerce Executive Director Wayne Fiander.

 

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For more information please contact:

Charles Cirtwill
AIMS President & CEO
charlescirtwill@aims.ca
(902) 429-1143
www.aims.ca

Dr. Michael Bradfield
Research Associate, CCPA-NS
homecon@eastlink.ca
(902) 423-7706
www.policyalternatives.ca

Wayne Fiander
Executive Director
NS Chambers of Commerce
wayne@nschamber.ca
(902) 495-9549
www.nschamber.ca