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Four numbers: Hit to the pocketbook

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This article was published 16/4/2013 (1584 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.

Four hits to the pocketbook:

 

KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS / Mar 15  2006- in pic Misquanikaduk Place  , office complex being built by the band -Long Plains First Nation chief Dennis Meeches  , named  Economic Developer of the Year among Canadian reserves  and Manitoba First Nation Business of the Year by the Tribal Council Investment Council-    $1.8million office  complex  in Portage La Prairie

KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS / Mar 15 2006- in pic Misquanikaduk Place , office complex being built by the band -Long Plains First Nation chief Dennis Meeches , named Economic Developer of the Year among Canadian reserves and Manitoba First Nation Business of the Year by the Tribal Council Investment Council- $1.8million office complex in Portage La Prairie

Fisherman take advantage of above normal temperatures in southern Manitoba to take in some shore fishing at Lockport, Manitoba Wednesday afternoon - Standup photo � October 05, 2011   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

Fisherman take advantage of above normal temperatures in southern Manitoba to take in some shore fishing at Lockport, Manitoba Wednesday afternoon - Standup photo � October 05, 2011 (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

Smokers

If ever there was an excuse to quit, it's now. Effective Tuesday night, the tobacco tax went up to from 25 cents to 29 cents per cigarette. Taxes of fine cut tobacco and raw leaf tobacco also increased four cents per gram. The province says the increase will see full-year revenue of $17.2 million.

 

Anglers

The cost of a fishing licence will double this year to $10. The extra revenue will in part go towards fisheries programs to stock lakes and rivers.

 

Building owners

Various boiler and other inspection fees increase from $20 to $125 depending on the inspection.

 

New business owners

Various fees for corporation and business name registration increase from $5 to $50 depending on the service.

 

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