ontario deficit

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Ontario's debt binge will continue

Over the next five years, net debt is expected to climb at an annual average rate of $9.6 billion per year.


8:34AM
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Ford’s first budget must fulfill campaign promises

Program spending this year is projected to be $17.7 billion higher than two years ago.


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Increased public school spending contributing to Ontario’s deficit

Over a decade, inflation-adjusted per-student spending rose by 18.5 per cent.


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Government spending burying Ontarians in debt

Ontario’s “share” of the federal deficit this year will be approximately $7.1 billion.


8:59AM
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Ford government must get serious about Ontario's government debt

Ontario’s government spends more than $1 billion every month on debt interest.


11:36AM
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A visit from the ghost of Ontario’s fiscal future

This year’s budget shortfall is projected to eclipse $14 billion.


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Ontario spends about nine per cent of all revenue on government debt-service payments.


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Big deficits or slash-and-burn—the Ford government’s false choice

A nominal total spending freeze would mean annual reductions in inflation-adjusted per-person spending of about three per cent.