A New Brunswick campground owner said recent property tax spikes are going to kill the industry.

Ed Innis of Miramichi’s Sunrise Campground told the Miramichi Leader his tax bill ballooned from a $4,500 in 2015 to $11,200 this year.

Innis said the increases will ruin the industry because the extra cost will likely be passed on to campers.

A Service New Brunswick spokesperson said that prior to this year, campgrounds were last assessed in 2003.

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