For as long as equalization has existed (since 1957), Quebec has always received the largest payment.
Burlington spent nearly 17 per cent of tax-financed expenditure on “general government.”
At last count, the GTA rental vacancy rate was 1.1 per cent.
Inefficient I/M programs cost motorists time and money.
Quebec is currently the most indebted province relative to the size of the provincial economy.
The average annual growth rates in household income range from a high of 4.1 per cent for Timmins to a low of -0.1 per cent for Windsor.
High electricity prices were responsible for roughly 75,000 job losses in the province’s manufacturing sector.
If federalism means anything, provinces must have real responsibilities.
Ontario’s upcoming provincial budget will likely include a significant increase in government spending with an eye on the spring election.
The ratio of household net worth-to-GDP has risen over time.