According to the budget, debt interest payments will total $13.1 billion in 2021/22.
By fiscal year 2023/24, Ontario's provincial net debt will eclipse $503 billion.
The government has run budget deficits every year since 2008/09.
By 2020/21, the provincial net debt equaled $27,010 per Ontarian.
Ontario spent $12.5 billion on government debt interest in 2020/21.
The province expects a $33.1 billion deficit next year.
According to the recent budget, Ontario's deficits will average 3.7 per cent of GDP over the next three years.
Government workers in Ontario receive higher wages and more generous benefits than similar workers in the private sector.