ontario budget

Government’s free-spending approach puts Ontario’s finances at risk

The upcoming 2018 budget will send a clear signal about the Wynne government’s direction.

Ontario’s upcoming budget must take the long view

Ontario’s provincial debt nearly doubled from $157 billion in 2007/08 to $301 billion in 2016/17.

Ontario’s finances—remembering the big picture

Since 2008/09, Ontario has seen its net debt increase every year by an average of $15.5 billion.

Wynne government places big bet on revenue growth

If Toronto’s housing market continues to cool there would be substantial negative implications for provincial revenues.

Why is Ontario’s debt burden shrinking so slowly?

The Wynne government’s fiscal plan calls for an average of $11.8 billion annually in new debt between now and 2019/20.

Wynne government could take a few pointers from Liberal brethren in Quebec

By restraining the growth in program spending, Quebec balanced it’s operating budget.

Minister Sousa misses the big picture on Ontario’s economy and finances

Provincial Finance Minister Charles Sousa tells an upbeat story about a booming Ontario, but reality is more complicated. The province’s finances remain a mess.

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