Survey Results Proposed Climate and Energy Action Fund

North Cowichan, BC  Abingdon Research has provided North Cowichan with the results of a recent telephone survey of 400 random North Cowichan residents seeking their views on a proposal to increase property taxes by 1% to fund a Climate and Energy Action Fund.

Results were weighted according to age, gender, home ownership and region according to the latest census data. Overall results revealed the following with regards to an additional 1% property tax increase to fund a Climate and Energy Action Fund:


Strongly support
18%
Moderately support
25%
Neither support nor oppose
10%
Moderately oppose
11%
Strongly oppose
28%
Dont know
7%
Council requested a survey of residents to gauge public views on a tax increase to fund key initiatives identified in North Cowichans Climate Action and Energy Plan, such as the reduction of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. View thecomplete survey results.