Between 2000 and 2019, New York's average per-person GDP growth more than doubled Ontario's growth rate.
Michigan’s per capita GDP was $3,911 higher than Ontario's.
Since firms already have powerful incentives not to unfairly discriminate, government efforts encouraging diversity are redundant at best.
The provincial net debt-to-GDP ratio went from about 5 per cent in the 1960s to more than 40 per cent in 2020.
High spending levels increase government debt, which raises the spectre of future higher taxes and creates uncertainty for potential investors.
Alberta had the lowest top personal income tax bracket in North America in 2014—now it has the 10th highest.
In Windsor, median household income actually declined.