ontario economy

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Ford government must dramatically change course to fulfill many promises

High spending levels increase government debt, which raises the spectre of future higher taxes and creates uncertainty for potential investors.


12:01PM
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Higher electricity costs disproportionality hurting southwestern Ontario
Windsor was the only city tracked by StatsCan to experience a decline in median household income.

6:06PM
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What a difference a decade can make—southwestern Ontario’s sobering lesson for Alberta

Alberta had the lowest top personal income tax bracket in North America in 2014—now it has the 10th highest.


9:03AM
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Southwestern Ontario lagging behind in job creation, income growth

In Windsor, median household income actually declined.


9:28AM
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Ford government must prepare for post-COVID spending cuts

Ontario’s budget deficit may eclipse $21 billion this year.


9:07AM
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Another recession means more hardship in areas of Ontario that struggled in recent years

Total employment increased by 17.3 per cent in the GTA, 9.7 per cent in Ottawa and 1.9 per cent in the rest of the province.


9:33AM
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Ontario needs growth and prosperity in all regions—not just two big ones

The Toronto and Ottawa metropolitan areas were responsible for 98.6 per cent of all net job growth in the province.


11:22AM
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Ontario should learn from Michigan reforms
Michigan reduced and simplified its corporate tax system.