ontario deficits

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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.


9:57AM
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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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Mini-budget an early test of Ford government resolve

If Queen’s Park reduces spending by $5 billion, it could eliminate two-thirds of the provincial deficit.


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Spending discipline key to Ontario’s fiscal and economic success

Ontario holds more debt than any other sub-national government in the world.


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Ford should get serious about Ontario’s deficit

At the end of this year, Ontario will have run 10 operating deficits in 11 years.


8:39AM
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What can Doug Ford learn from Jean Chretien

The province’s debt load will hit $325 billion this year.


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The Ontario government plans to spend more than $190 billion on public infrastructure.


3:19PM
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Ontario will run budget deficits of nearly $7 billion in each of the next three fiscal years.


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Debt-laden budgets now an Ontario rite of spring

Ontario’s debt-to-GDP ratio has climbed from 26 per cent pre-recession to 38 per cent today.