Archive for February, 2016


Virtually Every Ontario Fee Will Rise With Inflation

The elimination of the $30 Drive Clean fee grabbed the headlines from Thursday’s Ontario budget, but the fiscal plan also contained increases in virtually every other government service fee, including vehicle registration.

But Vic Fedeli said the government is desperate for cash, and is making life more expensive for almost everyone by planning to increase service fees every year.

“When you’re into that, you’re really down into the couch digging for nickels and dimes,” Fedeli said Friday.

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Ontario’s reduced deficit hinges on economic uncertainties

Ontario has driven down its deficit to $4.3-billion, but the fiscal good news hinges on economic circumstances beyond the province’s control, extra financial help from the federal government and a one-time cash injection from privatizing Hydro One.

Vic Fedeli argued that this is a false paradise. Once the sale of Hydro One is finished, or if global economic circumstances change, Ontario could find itself with a growing deficit, he said.






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Living in Ontario just got a lot harder, says MPP

Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli isn’t happy with Premier Wynne’s new budget, saying not only was northern Ontario ignored, new taxes on […]

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2016 Ontario Budget Proves Life is Now Harder

QUEEN’S PARK – Today’s Budget confirms that life is harder with this government.  After 13 years of reckless spending and mismanagement, […]

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GOVERNMENT WON’T BACK FEDELI BUDGET MOTION

QUEEN’S PARK – Today, the Wynne government refused to support Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli’s Opposition Day motion to incorporate three […]

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FEDELI HONOURS LOCAL ROBOTICS LEGACY

QUEEN’S PARK – Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli paid tribute today to the Near North Student Robotics Initiative today in a […]

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2016 Budget Must Include Credible Plan to Balance the Books

Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli asked the Premier today if she would support his Opposition Day motion, which asks the government […]

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Clinic takes big bite out of doctor shortage

A new medical clinic in North Bay has the potential of wiping out the city’s doctor shortage. The Northern Shores […]

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ORDER OF ONTARIO NOMINEES SOUGHT

NORTH BAY – This year’s deadline for nominations for the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest official honour, is quickly […]

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FUNDING FOR LOCAL ARTS GROUPS REVEALED

NORTH BAY – Nearly $65,000 in funding is being provided to separate local arts organizations through the Ontario Arts Council, […]

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