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Paying more to turn on your lights

Ontario families are now paying more to turn on their lights.

As of Nov. 1 hydro rates increased by about 3%. It’s the second consecutive increase since May.

And there’s more coming.

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Cost of home-ownership dream to rise

TIMMINS – The dream of buying and owning a home in Ontario may be about to get drastically more expensive — and for many, may simply become unaffordable.

Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government is getting closer to amending the Municipal Act to authorize all municipalities to charge a Municipal Land Transfer Tax.

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Hydro One sale a bad deal – watchdog

TORONTO — Ontario’s new budget watchdog warns the Liberals’ plan to sell Hydro One, the giant transmission utility that turns over $750 million a year to the government, will have a negative impact on the province’s finances.

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Ontario’s Credit downgrade concerns Fedeli

“Monday’s downgrade acknowledges that Ontario’s deficit has grown from $9.2 billion to $10.5 billion to $10.9 billion under Kathleeen Wynne, and that Ontario does not have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem.”

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