ontario government spending

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Ontario government can’t blame fiscal woes on ‘slow’ economy

For the 2024/25 fiscal year, the budget projects a $6.1 billion increase in program spending.


12:30PM
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Municipal dollars in Ontario—where did the money go?

Municipal government spending in the province has grown 2.5 times faster than general inflation and two times faster than population.


4:30AM
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Ontario government’s economic plan full of obvious flaws

Government-sector employment in the province is up 18.5 per cent compared to only 11.7 per cent for the private sector.


3:16PM
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Instead of pumping the brakes, Ontario government accelerates spending and debt accumulation

The government will increase program spending by $4.2 billion in 2024/25 and $3.5 billion in 2025/26.


2:30AM
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Ontario government’s fiscal history drenched in red ink

From 1968 to 2023, Ontario ran 48 deficits—or deficits 87 per cent of the time.


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Ontario government continues ‘party’ with taxpayer money

In 2017-18, Ontario government program spending was 17.3 per cent of GDP compared to 17.9 per cent this fiscal year.


3:24PM
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Ontario government should finally keep its promises in upcoming budget

By the end of this fiscal year, deficits under the Ford government will total a projected $41.7 billion over six years.


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Ontario government can balance books with moderate spending restraint

The government can hold nominal spending flat for one year without creating any management challenges.