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Railway taxation must change

Way back in 1904, H.J. Pettypiece, MPP, addressed the Empire Club at a noon luncheon and his topic of conversation was the taxation of railways.

He complained then that Canadian railways were not paying their fair share of taxes to villages, towns, and cities in Ontario.

Some 112 years later, Fort Frances Coun. Ken Perry is pushing for railways to pay their fair share of taxes to the towns, cities, villages, and First Nations across the province.

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