Assessment scandal update

The Premier’s office has now acklowedged it gave the go ahead to fast track adoption of the new property tax assment system…but Brian Gallant’s staff also deny they pressured Service New Brunswick to hurry it up.

New Brunswick Union president Susie Proulx-Daigle issued a statement saying assessors had nothing to do with the development and deployment of the formula. She said the blame for the problems is not with the assessors, but with the elected officials.