ontario finances

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Ford fiscal strategy resembles McGuinty/Wynne plans—with predictable results

By fiscal year 2023/24, Ontario's provincial net debt will eclipse $503 billion.


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Ford budget could represent turning point in Ontario fiscal history

Within two fiscal years of Chretien's 1995 budget, federal finances had moved from large deficits to surpluses.


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Ontario’s debt legacy makes balancing budget harder

According to the 2020 budget, the government will spend an estimated $12.5 billion on debt interest.


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Three recessions tell Ontario’s debt story

In 1990, Ontario’s debt-to-GDP ratio stood at 13 per cent.


9:33AM
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Ontario needs growth and prosperity in all regions—not just two big ones

The Toronto and Ottawa metropolitan areas were responsible for 98.6 per cent of all net job growth in the province.


10:40AM
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Ford’s former finance minister proffers sound advice for his successor

Ontario's net debt will reach a forecasted $390 billion within the next five years.


3:08PM
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Globe and Mail misrepresents state of Ontario finances
The government forecasts an increase in debt to nearly $400 billion by the end of its first term.

4:12PM
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Ford budget falls short of what Ontario needs

Ontario's debt will hit a projected $391.6 billion by 2023/24.