ontario government debt

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Ford government must get serious about reducing government debt
The Ford government should chart a course to pre-recession debt levels.

10:17AM
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Say goodbye to Ontario’s ‘lost decade’ of debt and economic pain

The provincial debt is forecasted to reach $360 billion this year.


10:54AM
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Controlling government wages crucial to Ford’s deficit-reduction plan

Government-sector workers enjoy a wage premium of 10.3 per cent over workers in the private sector.


7:30AM
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Ontario should learn from Quebec’s debt reduction

Quebec has substantially reduced its debt burden in recent years.


1:10PM
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Premier Ford should look west for deficit-reduction strategy

Premier Ford’s first budget called for continued nominal spending growth.


2:49PM
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On deficit reduction in Ontario, “slow and steady” will not win the race

Ontario’s debt burden is forecasted to increase by $48.2 billion between 2018 and 2023.


9:42AM
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Fiscal headwinds heighten need for spending reductions in Ontario

The Ford government now forecasts a $11.3 billion deficit this year.


3:08PM
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Globe and Mail misrepresents state of Ontario finances
The government forecasts an increase in debt to nearly $400 billion by the end of its first term.