Irresponsible spending and borrowing leads to tax increases today or in the future.
Nineteen of the region's 26 municipalities spent more than 60 per cent of their budgets on employee compensation and contracted services.
The municipality's average per-capita debt increased from $196 to a projected $2,700.
There’s no appetite among the general public to give the City of Toronto constitutional status.
On the spending side, Toronto topped the region at $4,010 per person.
At 44.9 per cent, Burnaby’s heavy industry tax rates were more than 22 times higher than its residential tax rates.