ontario economy

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Job-creation in London, Greater Sudbury and Thunder Bay was negative.


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Ontario’s unemployment rate crept up slightly to 5.9 per cent in October.


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Current projections suggest firms will invest less money in Ontario this year than in 2008.


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The minimum wage will increase by more than 30 per cent in less than a year-and-a-half.


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About 40 per cent of federal revenue comes from Ontario.


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The province’s top earners face a tax rate of 53.5 per cent on any additional earnings.


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The so-called “Global Adjustment” covers everything other than the cost of actually generating electricity.


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Higher minimum wages tend to reduce employment opportunities for younger and less-skilled workers.