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Tax levy - historical

Property tax levy ($000s)

Municipal property tax

Year Residential Farm land Non-residential Less: estimated loss Add: supplementary Total municipal budget % change
Year: 2020 Residential: 1,007,717 Farm land: 128​ Non-residential: 961,204​ Less: estimated loss: (43, 402)​ Add: supplementary: 8,779​ Total municipal budget: 1,934,426​​ % change: 0.6​
Year: 2019 Residential: 911,169​ Farm land: 96​ Non-residential: 1,054,579​ Less: estimated loss: (51,546)​ Add: supplementary: 9,202​ Total municipal budget: 1,923,500​ % change: 5.8​
Year: 2018
Residential: 839,981 Farm land: 75 Non-residential: 1,019,236 Less: estimated loss: (49,506)​ Add: supplementary: 8,167 Total municipal budget: 1,817,954 % change: 4.7​
Year: 2017 Residential: ​818,955 Farm land: ​95​ Non-residential: ​957,896 Less: estimated loss: ​(46,672) Add: supplementary: ​5,423 Total municipal budget: ​1,735,697 % change: ​7.4
Year: 2016
Residential: ​784,294 Farm land: ​82 Non-residential: ​873,224 Less: estimated loss: ​(45,626) Add: supplementary: ​4,609 Total municipal budget: ​1,616,583 % change: ​7.8
Year: 2015
Residential: ​744,691 Farm land: ​87 Non-residential: ​786,392 Less: estimated loss: ​(37,006​) Add: supplementary: ​5,560 Total municipal budget: 1,499,724
% change: ​9.5​
Year: 2014
Residential: ​696,922 Farm land: ​113 Non-residential: ​714,237 Less: estimated loss: ​(45,765) Add: supplementary: ​3,562 Total municipal budget: 1,369,069
% change: ​7.7


Provincial property tax levy

Year Residential Farm land Non-residential Total provincial property tax % change
Year: 2020 Residential: 577,​362 Farm land: 25​ Non-residential: 217,746​ Total provincial property tax: 795,133​ % change: 1.7​
Year: 2019 Residential: ​528,098 Farm land: ​25 Non-residential: ​253,585 Total provincial property tax: ​781,708 % change: ​-2.4
Year: 2018 Residential: 528,031 Farm land: 21 Non-residential: 272,575 Total provincial property tax: 800,627 % change: 1.3
Year: 2017 Residential: 524,085 Farm land: ​24 Non-residential: ​266,201 Total provincial property tax: ​790,310 % change: (0.2)
Year: 2016 Residential: ​520,191 Farm land: ​23 Non-residential: ​271,460 Total provincial property tax: ​791,674 % change: ​9.7
Year: 2015 Residential: ​464,088 Farm land: ​22 Non-residential: ​257,381 Total provincial property tax: ​721,491 % change: ​7.8
Year: 2014 Residential: ​437,012 Farm land: ​31 Non-residential: ​232,120 Total provincial property tax: ​669,163 % change: 5.2

Note: Property taxes include levies from annexation areas and also include Grants in Lieu.

Business tax levy

Business tax was eliminated in 2019.

The City phased out Business Tax through a gradual transfer of the business tax revenues to the non-residential property tax between 2013-2019. 

Historical business tax levy


Property tax statistical information

Tax rate calculation

Current property tax rates

Historical residential and non-residential tax rates

Median residential property tax​