The municipality's average per-capita debt increased from $196 to a projected $2,700.
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Property taxes alone account for 48 per cent of revenues.
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On the spending side, Toronto topped the region at $4,010 per person.
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From 2013 to 2016, police officers per 100,000 in Canada fell by nearly 4 per cent.
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Per capita municipal debt in Ontario ranged from a low of zero in Whitby to a high of $2,634 in York Region.
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One of the justifications for the rising rates is to promote environmental responsibility and water conservation.
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Scrutiny of government tax and spending policies remains an important hallmark of Canadian democracy. And yet, while federal and provincial government finances routinely make headlines, municipal governments often escape the fiscal spotlight. This makes it difficult for taxpayers to know how local governments spend tax dollars and whether they deliver value for money.