Since 2003, manufacturing sales in Ontario have remained essentially unchanged yet increased by 20 per cent in B.C.
Business investment in Ontario is $50.9 billion this year, down from $53.8 billion before the recession.
The total number of low-wage jobs declined by 6.8 per cent.
Ontario plans to add approximately $34 billion in new debt over the next three years.
Most minimum wage earners in Ontario are not the primary or sole earner in their household.
Long delays have plagued efforts to establish mining in the region.
Most minimum wage workers are aged 15 to 24.
Economic productivity remains low, which translates into lower wage and income growth for Ontarians.
New Texas bill latest evidence of shift toward protectionism in the United States.