Empirical evidence should help drive decisions about resource allocation.
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Crime severity is positively and significantly related to police officers per 100,000.
Windsor, Thunder Bay, Brantford and Sudbury have the highest crime severity in the province.
Canada ranked last on access to specialist visits in under four weeks.
Crimes rates in the province have grown since 2015, except for a sharp drop in 2020.
During the restraint period, per-person spending increased by $44 per year compared to $401 from 2016/17 to 2019/20.
Insufficient supply relative to demand means fewer homes available to renters and buyers alike.
The provincial budget forecasts a large increase in debt over the next few years relative to the size of the economy.
Without accompanying business investment, an increased labour supply will lead to lower per-capita income growth.
An aging population means more spending on health care and income support for older people.