ontario economy

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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.


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Ontario should learn from Michigan reforms
Michigan reduced and simplified its corporate tax system.

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Ontario employment gains—an uneven picture

Five Ontario economic regions actually lost jobs in 2019.


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Ford government should act to improve Ontario’s improving economy

From 2007-2016, private-sector employment growth in Ontario averaged just 0.6 per cent annually.


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Alberta’s problems hurt Ontario—here’s how

In 2017, Alberta’s net contribution to the federal government was $21.8 billion and Ontario’s was $16.6 billion.


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Ford government should heed Michigan's success

The Ford government tables its budget next week.


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Big deficits or slash-and-burn—the Ford government’s false choice

A nominal total spending freeze would mean annual reductions in inflation-adjusted per-person spending of about three per cent.


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Between 2008 and 2016, 98.6 per cent of all net job-creation in Ontario took place in Toronto and Ottawa.


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On spending and deficits—if nothing changes, nothing changes

Despite Premier Ford’s rhetoric, government spending in Ontario will still be up markedly this year.