In Canada, total government spending—more than 40 per cent of GDP—is much higher than empirical evidence shows to be optimal.
One of the justifications for the rising rates is to promote environmental responsibility and water conservation.
Narrative about Canada’s post-recession economic superiority overlooks provincial laggards east of Manitoba
Ontario’s net debt has approximately doubled over the last decade and now stands at roughly $300 billion—or $21,000 per Ontarian.
Ontario cities like Brampton and Milton rank better than most of their peers in terms of regulation—and share some of Canada’s largest jumps in population.
Ontario’s unemployment rate has been above the national average every year since 2007.