ontario debt

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Ontario on track to add more than $100 billion in debt over five years

The province's net debt has climbed from $338 billion in 2018 to more than $400 billion.


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Upcoming budget last chance for Ford government to keep fiscal promises in first term

The government has increased per-person spending by more than 10 per cent between 2018/19 and 2020/21.


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Ontario clings to illusion of fiscal sustainability
Since 1990, the province's net debt-to-GDP ratio has grown from 13 per cent to 43 per cent.

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Ontario government can learn fiscal lessons from Alberta

Despite steep budget deficits, successive provincial governments have been unwilling to reduce spending.


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‘Debt’ decision looms for Ontario’s government

The government projects a budget deficit of $21.5 billion for 2021-22.


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Will Ontario avoid another post-recession era of debt growth

In the recent past, the province's recessions have been followed by extended periods of debt growth.


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Ontario needs more business investment during the recovery and beyond

The average annual growth rate in investment in residential structures was only 1.4 per cent.


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Three recessions—a history of Ontario’s debt growth

At 48.8 per cent, Ontario’s net debt-to-GDP ratio this year will be the highest in provincial history.