Winners And Losers In The 2015 Ontario Budget

Winners And Losers In The 2015 Ontario Budget

CP  04.23.2015
TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government introduced its budget on Thursday. Here are some of the winners and losers that emerged from the...
Canadian Governments Have Failed to Slay the Real Deficit We Face

Canadian Governments Have Failed to Slay the Real Deficit We Face

Jonathan Crombie  04.23.2015
Thanks to former Prime Minister Paul Martin, I think we've all been conditioned to think that balanced budgets are very good things. But...
No New Taxes, Major Cuts In Ontario Budget

No New Taxes, Major Cuts In Ontario Budget

CP  04.23.2015
TORONTO - Ontario's path back into the black won't include slashing and burning as the Liberal government believes it can eliminate its...
Eliminating Poverty Should Be a Priority for Ontario's Budget Makers

Eliminating Poverty Should Be a Priority for Ontario's Budget Makers

Sid Ryan  04.22.2015
As the Wynne Government prepares to release its next budget, voters are expecting to finally get a formal introduction to the Premier's...
Ontario Budget Date Revealed

Ontario Budget Date Revealed

CP  04.14.2015
TORONTO - There will be no "extreme measures" in the Ontario budget next week as the government moves to reduce a $10.9-billion deficit,...
More Compensation Restraint Would Help Ease Ontario's Budget Troubles

More Compensation Restraint Would Help Ease Ontario's Budget Troubles

Charles Lammam  03.29.2015
Indeed, further restraint on compensation spending would help ease the pressure on Ontario's finances. Ensuring that the wages and benefits...
Ontario's Debt Situation Is About To Get a Whole Lot Worse

Ontario's Debt Situation Is About To Get a Whole Lot Worse

Charles Lammam  12.22.2014
Consider that in 2013/14 interest on the provincial debt was $10.6 billion. According to the province's fall fiscal update, that was just...
The Ontario Government Should Take Ownership For Its Serious Economic Problems

The Ontario Government Should Take Ownership For Its Serious Economic Problems

Charles Lammam  11.19.2014
By 2017/18, the government expects that over 10 cents of every revenue dollar collected by Queen's Park will go to servicing past debt...
How the Government's Interest Payments Are Costing You

How the Government's Interest Payments Are Costing You

Sean Speer  08.22.2014
Governments must make interest payments on their debt similar to families who pay interest on borrowing for mortgages, vehicles, or credit...
Are

Are "Wynne Days" Coming?

Sean Speer  07.21.2014
We've seen this script before. Higher spending. Tax increases. Persistent deficits. Growing debt. Warnings from credit rating agencies....
Canada Needs to Reject Radical Right Thinking

Canada Needs to Reject Radical Right Thinking

Russ Blinch  07.20.2014
This kind of talk about out-of-control government spending in central Canada will build and build. The right has a huge megaphone in this...
Ontario's Proposed Budget Is a Step in the Right Direction

Ontario's Proposed Budget Is a Step in the Right Direction

Dennis Howlett  07.17.2014
Restoring the corporate tax rate would be a good start. When Ontario began cutting that rate in 2010 it was based on an idea that companies...
Businesses Speak Out Against Proposed Ontario Pension Plan

Businesses Speak Out Against Proposed Ontario Pension Plan

Sunny Freeman  07.15.2014
Canadian business groups are railing on Ontario’s re-released budget over the proposed mandatory pension plan in a fight that could shape...
Ontario Liberals Steamroll On With Big-Spending Budget

Ontario Liberals Steamroll On With Big-Spending Budget

CP  07.14.2014
TORONTO - Ontario's newly elected Liberals steamrolled ahead Monday with the same big-spending budget that triggered the June 12 election,...