2018 Operating Budget

City Council approved a $364 million operating budget on Friday, January 19, 2017, with a 2.02 per cent tax increase. This 2.02 per cent increase in the operating budget is made up of 0.91 per cent for operating costs, and 1.0 per cent for capital investment for amenities and growth plus 0.11 per cent for provincial carbon tax.

Based on the recommendations put forward by administration, below you'll find a break down of where your tax dollars go. Click on each section to see further details and view the 2018 Operating Budget Report (pdf) for more information.

14%

Emergency Services

5%

Parks

1%

Electricity

19%

Policing

10%

Roads, Construction & Snow

9%

Transit

27%

General City Expenses

11%

Recreation & Culture

3%

Neighbourhoods

1%

Waste, Water & Air