Government employees in Ontario receive (on average) 10.9 per cent higher wages than comparable workers in the private sector.
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On labour market performance, Ontario ranks 52nd of 60 North American jurisdictions.
Employment growth has been lopsided, with the GTA and adjacent areas reaping most of the benefits.
Only New Brunswick and Nova Scotia created fewer private-sector jobs than Ontario, on average, each year between 2007 and 2016.
Business investment is no longer the driving force of capital formation in Ontario. In its place, investment by the public sector has nearly doubled.