When government starts taxing rain, it begs the question: What’s next? Will they tax sunlight or wind?
Ottawa city council needs to give its collective head a shake. Facing self-imposed budget pressures, it is considering a new tax on…wait for it…rain.
The City of Ottawa is debating whether to charge a fee for stormwater. If they do, all property owners in the city will face this new tax.http://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/maclaren-ottawans-must-resist-councils-tax-on-rain