Government workers in Ontario enjoy a 10.9 per cent wage premium compared to similar private-sector workers.
The median wait between specialist visit to treatment in the province exceeded what physicians consider reasonable by more than one month.
Federal debt interest costs will reach a forecasted $43.9 billion in 2023/24.
The province's median income increased by just 5.4 per cent—less than half the overall growth rate across Canada.
Residents in the region pay some of the highest tax rates on personal income, goods and services.
Patients in the province could expect to wait 25.8 weeks (on average) between a specialist referral and receipt of treatment.
Investment in the oil and gas sector fell from $76 billion in 2014 to $29 billion in 2022.
Southwestern Ontario’s two largest cities went from the top third to the bottom third for median income in Canada.
Federal program spending is expected to grow by $132.7 billion—or 41 per cent—between 2014/15 and 2023/24.
Green technologies and related manufactured goods comprise less than 1 per cent of Canada's GDP.
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