— September 15, 2017
Household assets have increased from $2 trillion in 1990 to $12 trillion last year.
— July 6, 2017
Ontario has seen its share of total provincial net debt rise to 51 per cent.
— June 8, 2017
Economic productivity remains low, which translates into lower wage and income growth for Ontarians.
— November 2, 2016
The government has removed its annual safety cushion of $6 billion per year.
— September 1, 2016
Starting in 1995, Prime Minister Jean Chretien and Finance Minister Paul Martin reduced program spending, balanced the budget and cut taxes.
— November 10, 2015
The just-released Parliamentary Budget Officer report projects deficits in every year from 2016/17 to 2020/21.
— October 14, 2015
Let’s look at the expected fiscal balances in Canada’s 10 provinces for 2015/16.
The Ontario government has never made a secret of its desire to have the federal government help fund Ontario’s provincial budget. It even started its own think-tank with $5 million in 2009, which regularly publishes reports that call on the federal government to rescue Ontario’s provincial finances.
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