ontario deficit

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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.


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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.


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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.


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On spending and deficits—if nothing changes, nothing changes

Despite Premier Ford’s rhetoric, government spending in Ontario will still be up markedly this year.


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The government’s operating deficit now stands at $14.5 billion—only half a billion less than the pre-update status quo.