If Queen’s Park reduces spending by $5 billion, it could eliminate two-thirds of the provincial deficit.
The upcoming 2018 budget will send a clear signal about the Wynne government’s direction.
The PC platform promises to maintain the 20 per cent minimum wage hike implemented by the Wynne government.
Ontario’s provincial debt nearly doubled from $157 billion in 2007/08 to $301 billion in 2016/17.
By the Ontario government’s own count it has 380,000 regulations on the books, twice as many as the next province.