Power elite strike back with bogus statistics

The Halifax power structure responds to the killing of "tax reform" with dubious "insider" factoids given by city's "senior staff"

HRM council debated the "tax reform" proposal for nearly three hours January 26 before defeating it on a 13-10 vote. But, in a widely circulated email sent out after the vote (on the web, here), Malcolm Fraser, chair of the political group Citizens for Halifax, says it's a "fact" that "40 percent of the recorded comments by councilors on the matter were factually wrong."

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