ontario budget

3:16PM
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Instead of pumping the brakes, Ontario government accelerates spending and debt accumulation

The government will increase program spending by $4.2 billion in 2024/25 and $3.5 billion in 2025/26.


3:24PM
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Ontario government should finally keep its promises in upcoming budget

By the end of this fiscal year, deficits under the Ford government will total a projected $41.7 billion over six years.


3:30AM
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Ontario’s budget—another opportunity to lower province’s high income tax rate

At 53.53 per cent, the province has the third-highest top personal income tax rate in Canada and the United States.


5:30AM
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Premier Ford—one of the biggest spenders in Ontario history

Under the Ford government, inflation-adjusted per-person spending has increased by 2.4 per cent annually.


10:21AM
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Despite balanced operating budget in 2021/22, Ontario faces mountain of debt

The province holds $380.4 billion in debt—or nearly $26,000 per Ontarian.


9:07AM
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Ontario government should target wages and benefits of government employees

Government-sector workers in the province enjoy a 10.3 per cent wage premium over their private-sector counterparts.


11:27AM
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On government spending—Kenney kept his word, Ford did not

Between 2018/19 and 2022/23, the Ontario government expects a 6 per cent increase in inflation-adjusted per-person spending.


3:27PM
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Ford government breaks ‘balanced budget’ promise

It’s always easier to promise fiscal restraint several years down the road than actually deliver on it.