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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"

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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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