The municipality's average per-capita debt increased from $196 to a projected $2,700.
municipal government spending
On the spending side, Toronto topped the region at $4,010 per person.
From 2013 to 2016, police officers per 100,000 in Canada fell by nearly 4 per cent.
Per capita municipal debt in Ontario ranged from a low of zero in Whitby to a high of $2,634 in York Region.
One of the justifications for the rising rates is to promote environmental responsibility and water conservation.