Ontario’s net debt will rise to a projected $336 billion.
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Ontario’s electricity prices increased 71 per cent from 2008 to 2016.
If Toronto’s housing market continues to cool there would be substantial negative implications for provincial revenues.
The Wynne government’s fiscal plan calls for an average of $11.8 billion annually in new debt between now and 2019/20.
By restraining the growth in program spending, Quebec balanced it’s operating budget.
Provincial Finance Minister Charles Sousa tells an upbeat story about a booming Ontario, but reality is more complicated. The province’s finances remain a mess.
Premier Wynne’s government must recognize Ontario’s ongoing difficulty attracting investment.
Don't focus entirely on easily visible economic benefits while ignoring costs that are harder to see.
Ontario does not provide public funding for students attending independent schools.
Economic productivity remains low, which translates into lower wage and income growth for Ontarians.