On Tuesday, Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan had one of those rare opportunities of which politicians can only dream. With his province heading toward a fiscal crisis caused by mounting debt and out-of-control spending, an opposition sympathetic to dealing with the problem, a public that clearly wants his government to address the debt, and news outlets that understand the need for significant fiscal restraint, everything lined up for Duncan.
March 28, 2012 2:00AM
March 24, 2012 3:00AM
If Ontarians are to believe Finance Minister Dwight Duncan, next weeks provincial budget will be the most significant budget this government has ever delivered. Lets hope so. With a deficit of nearly $16 billion this year and several more expected over the coming years, Ontarians desperately need and deserve a plan to return fiscal sanity to the province.
March 15, 2012 9:00AM
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