Ontario has seen its share of total provincial net debt rise to 51 per cent.
debt and deficits
The province's projected $10.3 billion deficit for 2017/18 could be much higher.
Business owners worry about rising electricity costs.
The federal government plans to spend $8,337 (per person) this fiscal year.
Per capita municipal debt in Ontario ranged from a low of zero in Whitby to a high of $2,634 in York Region.
Public-sector employment growth in Alberta more than doubled the growth rate in Texas.
Reports in advance of Ottawa’s federal fiscal update suggest the deficit may reach $34 billion.