Empty pockets

Vehicle levies, road pricing and tolls are a flagrant insult to those of us who live in rural areas

Editor:

What is it that this government doesn’t understand when we, the taxpayers, say ‘We have no more money’?

The carbon tax was supposed to be revenue neutral, and the taxpayer would benefit from tax cuts (which I have yet to see), and now they are planning on ways to ‘withdraw’ from this supposedly ‘revenue neutral’ bank account, but not without finding ways to keep the balance in the black, by implementing other forms of tax.

Vehicle levies, road pricing and tolls are a flagrant insult to those of us who live in rural areas and for the most part have no other viable option but to use our own vehicles.  You cannot keep digging into our rural pockets to subsidize projects that, for the most part, service only those living north of the Fraser.

Debbie Atkinson, Langley

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