Ontario needs policies that encourage Ontarians to spend more energy and imagination working and innovating.
Employment growth has been lopsided, with the GTA and adjacent areas reaping most of the benefits.
Net job growth over the past decade has been heavily concentrated in Toronto and Ottawa.
Future annual cannabis retail sales in Ontario may be in the billions.
This year’s budget plans to increase program spending by 6.1 per cent this year.
Over the decade, Ontario ranked dead last for median household income growth.
Federal law requires all provinces to price carbon, and if they refuse, Ottawa can impose the tax on the province.
Excluding Canada and the U.S., the average annual economic growth rate for the other five G7 countries over the past 20 years is 1.28 per cent.
In 2016-17, the deficit was $0.991 billion but $6.276 billion was added to the net debt.