Toronto Mayor Proposes “Rain Tax” Based on Rooftop Runoff

In a move that that has left residents both perplexed and dripping with disbelief, Toronto Mayor Olivia Chow has floated the idea of taxing citizens based on thge rainwater that cascades off their rooftops.

Contemplating a Soak: Mayor Chow Mulls Over Rain Tax

Mayor Chow is stirring up a storm with her proposal for what the city delicately terms a “wastewater usage tax.” Under this plan, the amount of rainwater gushing from residents’ hard surfaces, such as driveways and roofs, would determine the size of their tax bill.

Drenched DOllars: The City’s Proposal for a Rain Tax

Still sloshing around in the feedback phase, the proposal suggests that properties with more extensive hard surfaces could be in for a deluge of taxes. The rationale? These surfaces contibute to stormwater runoff, which can flood the city’s sewers during heavy downpours.

Questions Pour In: Feasibility and Fairness Under the Microscope

Amidst the torrent of criticism, many are asking if it’s even feasible to accurately gauge and enforce taxes based on individual property characteristics. Besides the incredulity and snickers, serious doubts loom over the logistical nightmare of implementing such a scheme.

City’s Damp Defense: Categorizing Properties for Taxation

Attempting to weather the storm of skepticism, the city has attempted to clarify its stance. According to their statement, residents would be categorized based on the size of their properties.

” A Shower of Charges”: How Property Tiers Would Work

” For properties under one hectare, there will be a tiered, flat-rate stormwater charge determined by the average hard surface area within each tier,” the statement reads, leaving many scratching their heads over the intricacies of this precipitation-based pricing model.

Grab Your Umbrellas: The Need for Speed in Accessing This News

As this soggy saga unfolds, residents are left wondering if they should stock up on sandbags or simply invest in a more comprehensive rain gauge. Whether this proposal will make a splash or merely evaporate into the ether remains to be seen, but one thing’s for sure: Toronto’s streets are about to get a whole lot wetter.

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2 thoughts on “Toronto Mayor Proposes “Rain Tax” Based on Rooftop Runoff

  1. interesting idea by an anti Canadian racist Chinese commie crackhead, amazing, another reason not to have enemies foreign and domestic in Canada, let’s just try tronna, drink Canada Dry, copied idea done years ago in USA, you will need to address the scenarios on weather control. talk about delusional, hahahaha brain damaged imbeciles should not be allowed in government, buy hey, that is inclusive eh, obviously merit does not apply, and taxing rain is like, taxing and blaming God, for the rain, lets see, to orchestrate weather control technology to make it rain, lots, like how about a years worth in 3 weeks, let me do the math, hmmm, better get out my cheque book…same person when Noah was building the ARK, lot’s of rain, there should be a law against that, or at least a tax, hahahaha, how embarrassing for the Chinese people I Canada or anywhere else in the world, how irresponsible and narcissistic. Maybe an AI robot, so out of character, right?

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