Government workers across Canada enjoyed an 8.5 per cent wage premium, on average, compared to comparable private-sector workers in 2021.
February 24, 2023 3:30AM
January 24, 2023 9:17AM
Government employees in the province retire three years earlier (on average) than private-sector workers.
July 24, 2020 9:32AM
Government workers receive 9.4 per cent more, on average, in wages than Canadians in the private sector.
June 11, 2020 9:34AM
A large government debt burden can negatively affect economic growth.
June 14, 2017 12:30PM
Ontario has offered government workers a 7.5 per cent pay raise.
April 21, 2017 1:54PM
In Ontario, 2,517 teachers made more than $100,000 in 2014—in 2016, that number nearly tripled.
February 7, 2017 4:48PM
With a projected $4.3 billion deficit this year and relentlessly mounting debt, the Wynne government needs to better control spending to repair the damage to Ontario’s finances.
February 2, 2017 1:00AM
December 2, 2015 9:29AM
Ontario’s government is spending more than it takes in each year. This year will represent the province’s eighth consecutive budget deficit.
June 4, 2015 11:00AM
Against a backdrop of persistent deficits and growing debt, the federal and many provincial governments are engaged in collective bargaining negotiations with their public-sector unions.