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‘Levy’ doesn’t break election promise, Mayor John Tory insists

Mayor John Tory says his plan to create a city building “levy” does not break his election promise to hold tax increases at or below the rate of inflation.

Toronto Sun December 7, 2015  Shawn Jeffords

The levy would see a 2.5% property tax hike, but be held outside of the regular operating costs of the city.

“I’ve broken no promise whatsoever,” Tory said Sunday.