Funding Education in Manitoba: Let’s Pay Fair

Audio, Canada, Commentary, Education, Frontier Centre

Breakfast on the Frontier with Lorne Weiss, February 19, 2014.

Thirty to forty percent of the direct cost of providing kindergarten to grade 12 education in Manitoba is paid for by property owners as a part of their property tax bill. In many cases property owners are paying thousands of dollars of education funding but are not allowed to vote at the election of the same trustees who set the mill rate for their taxes.