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2024 Peterborough City Budget Passed with 7% Tax Rate Increase
Peterborough City Council passed the 2024 budget during a Council meeting on December 11th and with it a 7% increase to the property tax rate – down from the 9.59% in the original draft budget presented by Staff at the beginning of November.
Mixed Messages and Confusion at TCSA Transit Town Hall
On the morning of November 17th, the Trent Central Student Association held a Town Hall with their membership to discuss ATU Local 1320’s negotiations with the City of Peterborough, and the impact of a potential strike on students. However, TCSA executives shared a preponderance of misleading messaging to the membership both during and following the event.
City and Transit Union Heading Back to Bargaining Table This Thursday and Friday as a Work Stoppage Looms
The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 1320, representing Peterborough Transit workers, is set to meet again with the City over two days later this week, on Thursday November 16th and Friday the 17th, after which the City’s latest offer will be voted on by members to determine if a work stoppage will occur on November 20th.
Currents x Arthur - Budget Week 2024
In this episode, Will, Abbigale, and Sebastian focus on five stories that emerged during council’s budget deliberations. From a proposed funding cut for social assistance medical benefits, to an airport that loses millions every year, these are five budget items that provoked debate among councillors.
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