FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 16, 2016
GOVERNMENT FEES SKYROCKETING UNDER LIBERALS
Queen’s Park – Monday’s Fall Economic Statement from the Ministry of Finance showed that vehicle and driver registration fees have increased by $503 million, in four years’ time. Over that same period, other fees and licenses rose by $228 million.
“The Financial Accountability Officer has informed that this Liberal Government has hiked services fees on everything by nearly 40% in just four years.” stated MPP Jeff Yurek (Elgin-Middlesex-London).
“Life is more unaffordable for Ontario drivers because of the Liberal Government’s scandal, waste, and fiscal mismanagement.” stated Yurek. “If you drive a car – you’ll pay more. If you heat your home – you’ll pay more. If you camp, or hunt, or fish – you’ll pay more.”
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