ontario government spending

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Ontario government’s economic plan full of obvious flaws

Government-sector employment in the province is up 18.5 per cent compared to only 11.7 per cent for the private sector.


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Ontario government’s fiscal history drenched in red ink

From 1968 to 2023, Ontario ran 48 deficits—or deficits 87 per cent of the time.


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Ontario government continues ‘party’ with taxpayer money

In 2017-18, Ontario government program spending was 17.3 per cent of GDP compared to 17.9 per cent this fiscal year.


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Ontario government should finally keep its promises in upcoming budget

By the end of this fiscal year, deficits under the Ford government will total a projected $41.7 billion over six years.


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Ontario government can balance books with moderate spending restraint

The government can hold nominal spending flat for one year without creating any management challenges.


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Ontario’s economic decline is real and substantial

The province's post-1990 average per-capita annual income growth rate was barely one-quarter that of its 1960 to 1990 rate.


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Ontario government’s rapid spending growth drives deficits and debt

The province’s $5.6 billion operating deficit is just the tip of the iceberg.


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Ontario government’s failure to restrain spending undermines ‘fiscal foundation’

According to the government’s new projections, the deficit will be $5.6 billion—quadruple what it projected earlier this year.