Government workers in Ontario receive higher wages and more generous benefits than similar workers in the private sector.
Government workers in Alberta received 9.3 per cent more (on average) in wages than their private-sector counterparts.
Biden’s climate plan aims to wean the U.S. off of fossil fuels.
Nova Scotia recorded the largest government sector at 61.6 per cent of the economy, more than double the optimal size.
Over the next three fiscal years, Ontario’s cumulative deficit will hit a forecasted $99.7 billion.
The Ford government has said this week's budget will focus on COVID response measures.
Net debt reached $355 billion at the end of last year.
Last year, British Columbia became the first province to introduce a mandatory biosimilar switching program for non-medical reasons.
Alberta's budget deficit will hit a projected $24.2 billion in 2020/21.
Canada ranks 6th highest among 35 high-income for the share of the economy represented by government spending.
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