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Understanding Two Decades of Weak Economic Performance in Ontario

It’s important for policymakers to recognize the severity of Ontario’s growth problem, how long-lived it has been, and the challenge of weak business investment that could impede future growth.


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Ontario’s economy—slow growth and weak business investment

Real per-person economic growth was 9.1 per cent in Ontario compared to 26.1 per cent in the rest of Canada.


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Ford should butt out of Ontario’s business

The Ford government plans to invest $100 million of taxpayer money in technology companies.


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Wrongheaded policy proposal targets ‘diverse businesses’ in Ontario

Since firms already have powerful incentives not to unfairly discriminate, government efforts encouraging diversity are redundant at best.


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Ford government must dramatically change course to fulfill many promises

High spending levels increase government debt, which raises the spectre of future higher taxes and creates uncertainty for potential investors.


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Ontario won’t be ‘open for business’ without business property tax reform

In the City of Toronto, property tax rates for commercial properties were almost four times higher than for residential properties.


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Here’s how the Ford government can actually make Ontario ‘open for business’ again

Ontario’s top income tax rate is the second-highest in Canada and the United States.