ontario budget

9:07AM
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Ontario government should target wages and benefits of government employees

Government-sector workers in the province enjoy a 10.3 per cent wage premium over their private-sector counterparts.


11:27AM
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On government spending—Kenney kept his word, Ford did not

Between 2018/19 and 2022/23, the Ontario government expects a 6 per cent increase in inflation-adjusted per-person spending.


3:27PM
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Ford government breaks ‘balanced budget’ promise

It’s always easier to promise fiscal restraint several years down the road than actually deliver on it.


9:48AM
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Upcoming budget last chance for Ford government to keep fiscal promises in first term

The government has increased per-person spending by more than 10 per cent between 2018/19 and 2020/21.


3:30AM
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Ontario government can learn fiscal lessons from Alberta

Despite steep budget deficits, successive provincial governments have been unwilling to reduce spending.


3:09PM
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Ontario needs more business investment during the recovery and beyond

The average annual growth rate in investment in residential structures was only 1.4 per cent.


12:05PM
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Ford government continues to mirror fiscal approach of its predecessors
Over three years, nominal program spending will increase by a cumulative total of 8.5 per cent.

10:29AM
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Ford government presiding over massive growth of debt and debt interest costs
Ontario's projected net government debt will eclipse $585 billion by 2029-30.