Characteristically, the Province offloaded this critically important matter to the County without any engagement or prior notice. The County is now doing its utmost within an extremely tight time window to advocate in opposition to this foolhardy plan to support the oil & gas industry on the backs of ratepayers.

In the days since the Government's plan became public, many questions have arisen. This page contains a running archive of these questions - and the best answers we presently have.

Questions About the Assessment Model Review

Explore common questions and concerns about the Province's scheme.

What is the assessment model review all about?
Large oil & gas players want lower property taxes to enhance their competitiveness. The Alberta Government has caved to this industry pressure by proposing a drastic reduction in the County's non-residential assessment base (oil & gas properties and equipment).