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Toronto Homeowners Could See Bump in Water, Garbage Rates

Toronto homeowners could be in for heftier bills when it comes to water and garbage next year.

City staff is recommending that council approve an eight per cent hike to water rates and a 3 per cent hike to garbage collection rates for 2016.

The increases are needed to help boost the capital reserves in the water and solid waste budgets and pay for necessary repairs, according to Budget Chair Gary Crawford.

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