ontario's debt

9:30AM
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Ontario’s government debt actually increased last year by $6.8 billion

Ontario’s net debt increased from $373.6 billion in 2020/21 to $380.4 billion in 2021/22.


10:21AM
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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.


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.


8:47AM
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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.


10:38AM
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Ford government gets second chance to repair Ontario’s finances

According to forecasts, the province’s net debt will eclipse $468 billion by 2024/25.


12:12PM
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Operating deficits just part of Ontario’s debt story

Annual debt growth has increased substantially since 2018 when the Ford government took office.


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Ontario on track to add more than $100 billion in debt over five years

The province's net debt has climbed from $338 billion in 2018 to more than $400 billion.


1:15PM
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‘Debt’ decision looms for Ontario’s government

The government projects a budget deficit of $21.5 billion for 2021-22.