Local hoteliers state their case at NAW for rejecting tax

Paul Murphy, owner of Calabogie Peaks and Resort, spoke on behalf of the hoteliers and other accommodators opposed to the proposed four per cent Municipal Accommodation Tax. In the background are township residents Hans and Gabrielle Feldtanzer, co-owners of The Quality Inn in Petawawa.

Eganville -- Your council was not given all the facts and we are mad as hell and we are not going to roll over and be subjected to an additional tax in order to help generate revenue for a marketing association that does not benefit us. That was the central message from a group of local hotel owners when they appeared before North Algona Wilberforce council during its regular meeting last Tuesday evening. Paul Murphy, owner of Calabogie Peaks, was joined by other owners or representatives of h...

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