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In just six months, the government has increased its forecasted deficits by nearly 30 per cent.

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Five provinces including Ontario will see health spending grow close to or exceed 50 per cent of program spending.


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As the saying goes, a moving target is hard to hit. That is why repeated shifts in the federal government’s deficit and debt goals over the past six months have been so concerning.

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Of the $4 billion earmarked for 2016/17, only $1.6 billion will go to public transit and other municipal infrastructure.


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A GAI would likely require large-scale lay-offs of bureaucrats to achieve substantial administrative savings—a move that would obviously face strong internal political opposition.


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Ontario’s net debt has approximately doubled over the last decade and now stands at roughly $300 billion—or $21,000 per Ontarian.