New EKOS poll shows 70% support for billboard tax for art and enforcement

TORONTO, Nov. 27 /CNW/ - A new EKOS Research survey shows that a large majority of Toronto support the billboard tax for art in public spaces and by-law enforcement. This city building idea - first proposed by in 2002 - is finally being voted on during the Nov. 30 / Dec. 1 Council session.

The polling also shows that a clear majority are less likely to support the tax if it does not end up supporting the arts. Fully 80% of Torontonians also believe that investments in arts and culture improve the local economy. The results are based on 700 respondents +/- 3.7 percentage points 19/20.

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