ontario economy

10:20AM
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Ontario among region’s poorest jurisdictions

Michigan’s per capita GDP was $3,911 higher than Ontario's.


8:12AM
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Wrongheaded policy proposal targets ‘diverse businesses’ in Ontario

Since firms already have powerful incentives not to unfairly discriminate, government efforts encouraging diversity are redundant at best.


11:51AM
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Reliance on housing investment creates prosperity mirage in Ontario

The provincial net debt-to-GDP ratio went from about 5 per cent in the 1960s to more than 40 per cent in 2020.


9:48AM
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Ford government must dramatically change course to fulfill many promises

High spending levels increase government debt, which raises the spectre of future higher taxes and creates uncertainty for potential investors.


12:01PM
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Higher electricity costs disproportionality hurting southwestern Ontario
Windsor was the only city tracked by StatsCan to experience a decline in median household income.

6:06PM
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What a difference a decade can make—southwestern Ontario’s sobering lesson for Alberta

Alberta had the lowest top personal income tax bracket in North America in 2014—now it has the 10th highest.


9:03AM
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Southwestern Ontario lagging behind in job creation, income growth

In Windsor, median household income actually declined.