ontario budget

10:11AM
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Ford’s tax pledge will help Ontario’s economy recovery

Ontario’s budget deficit will likely be the largest in provincial history.


9:12PM
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Ontario budget deficit will reach historic levels

The province's deficit this year will be 4.6 per cent larger than the Ontario economy.


10:16AM
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Ontario budget deficit likely larger than forecast

The Ford government projected a deficit of $20.5 billion for 2020-21.


4:23PM
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Ford government’s budget update overly optimistic and likely ineffective

Ontario announced no measures to tackle the underlying problems in the province’s electricity market that cause higher prices.


10:57AM
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Ford government should exercise prudence in these volatile times

Ontario's net debt is set to hit $354 billion this year.


9:16AM
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Ford government’s upcoming second budget should include real fiscal reform

Ontario's top marginal personal income tax rate of 53.53 per cent is the second-highest in North America.


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.


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.


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.