ontario government spending

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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.


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How the Ford government can promote economic freedom in Ontario

Economic freedom benefits people throughout the income spectrum.


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Ford’s former finance minister proffers sound advice for his successor

Ontario's net debt will reach a forecasted $390 billion within the next five years.


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Ford government counting on revenue growth to outpace spending

The provincial net debt could hit $390 billion by 2023-24.


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Rising interest payments will make Ford’s life harder

Ontario’s debt load will soar to a forecasted $392 billion by 2023/24.


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Ford government following fiscal strategy of its predecessors

Ontario has the second-highest top combined provincial/federal marginal income tax rate in North America.


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Ford’s first budget must fulfill campaign promises

Program spending this year is projected to be $17.7 billion higher than two years ago.