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A group calling itself the Comox Valley Taxpayers Alliance has created a stir this year, with paid advertisements criticizing Courtenay City Hall. In its latest series of ads and home-delivered pamphlets, the CVTA has “endorsed” seven candidates it would like to see win the seats available in Courtenay on Oct. 20.

How do you feel about the CVTA’s tactics?