ontario government spending

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Despite balanced operating budget in 2021/22, Ontario faces mountain of debt

The province holds $380.4 billion in debt—or nearly $26,000 per Ontarian.


8:42AM
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Surprise surplus should spell end for Ontario's ‘temporary’ tax hikes

The province's top income tax bracket to 53.53 per cent, the third-highest rate in North America.


9:07AM
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Ontario government should target wages and benefits of government employees

Government-sector workers in the province enjoy a 10.3 per cent wage premium over their private-sector counterparts.


8:00AM
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Ford government continues Wynne-like debt levels

Between 2018 and 2024, the Ford government will increase debt by a forecasted average of $20.7 billion annually.


2:36PM
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Ontario government poised to outspend predecessor

Governments often spend money today but promise more discipline in the future.


9:35AM
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Ontario’s finances are unsustainable

The province’s net debt will reach a projected $428.7 billion this year.


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Quebec continues to outperform Ontario on government debt

Ontario’s per-person government debt is 66.6 per cent higher than the weighted average of all other provinces.