The province's top combined personal income tax rate stands at 53.53 per cent.
There's no evidence that bureaucrats can spend more wisely on technology than entrepreneurs.
The region's average per-person GDP is 32.7 per cent larger than Ontario's.
The province plans to give $500 million in loans and grants to a steel manufacturer in Hamilton.
Compared to Ontario, the average per-capita GDP is 32.7 per cent higher in the rest of the Great Lakes region.
Several major cities including Windsor and Thunder Bay experienced a rate of job creation below the national average.
The average annual growth rate in investment in residential structures was only 1.4 per cent.