ontario economy

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High tax rate hurts Ontario’s competitiveness

The province's top combined personal income tax rate stands at 53.53 per cent.


12:09PM
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Chamber of Commerce wants government to control more of Ontario’s economy

There's no evidence that bureaucrats can spend more wisely on technology than entrepreneurs.


3:30AM
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Ontario economy falls further behind its neighbours

The region's average per-person GDP is 32.7 per cent larger than Ontario's.


9:27AM
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Ontario government doles out corporate welfare

The province plans to give $500 million in loans and grants to a steel manufacturer in Hamilton.


9:24AM
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Ontario economy lags far behind nearby U.S. states

Compared to Ontario, the average per-capita GDP is 32.7 per cent higher in the rest of the Great Lakes region.


9:18AM
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Ontario cities experiencing dismal population and job growth

Several major cities including Windsor and Thunder Bay experienced a rate of job creation below the national average.


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.