Over the next five years, net debt is expected to climb at an annual average rate of $9.6 billion per year.
Program spending this year is projected to be $17.7 billion higher than two years ago.
Ontario's 2018-19 deficit is an estimated $13.5 billion.
Ontario is running a $14.5 billion budget deficit.
Over a decade, inflation-adjusted per-student spending rose by 18.5 per cent.
Ontario’s “share” of the federal deficit this year will be approximately $7.1 billion.
Ontario’s government spends more than $1 billion every month on debt interest.
This year’s budget shortfall is projected to eclipse $14 billion.
Ontario spends about nine per cent of all revenue on government debt-service payments.
A nominal total spending freeze would mean annual reductions in inflation-adjusted per-person spending of about three per cent.