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Reliance on housing investment creates prosperity mirage in Ontario

The provincial net debt-to-GDP ratio went from about 5 per cent in the 1960s to more than 40 per cent in 2020.


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Throne speech brings bigger government, more fiscal challenges

Ottawa plans to create a national childcare system and introduce more “green” spending initiatives.


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Three recessions tell Ontario’s debt story

In 1990, Ontario’s debt-to-GDP ratio stood at 13 per cent.


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Interest on government debt—a costly problem for the Rock
Provincial interest payments are projected to equal $2,675 for every man, woman and child.

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Wartime presidents added most to U.S. federal debt-to-GDP ratio

George W. Bush increased the ratio by 27.5 percentage points.


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Ford government must get serious about Ontario's government debt

Ontario’s government spends more than $1 billion every month on debt interest.