News Fedeli reacts to Premier's statement on public sector wage freezes SHARE ON: Rocco Frangione, contributor, Monday, Jan. 12th, 2015 Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli says under a Progressive Conservative government, the public sector would all be on a level playing field. Fedeli was reacting to the Premier’s comments that there’s no money for pay hikes in the public sector this year. The former North Bay mayor says the Premier is not being consistent. With who is and who isn’t awarded increases. Fedeli adds that $12.5 billion deficit is now chipping away at existing programs, like health.