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.
Ontario’s budget deficit may eclipse $21 billion this year.
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.
The Toronto and Ottawa metropolitan areas were responsible for 98.6 per cent of all net job growth in the province.