The province plans to give $500 million in loans and grants to a steel manufacturer in Hamilton.
Three of the province's CMAs experienced employment growth at less than half the national average.
The average annual growth rate in investment in residential structures was only 1.4 per cent.
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.
Real per-person economic growth was 9.1 per cent in Ontario compared to 26.1 per cent in the rest of Canada.
The Ford government plans to invest $100 million of taxpayer money in technology companies.
Since firms already have powerful incentives not to unfairly discriminate, government efforts encouraging diversity are redundant at best.