The government’s proposed plan is built on faulty assumptions.
Debt projected to hit $324.5 billion by 2017/18, or more than 40 per cent of the economy.
What if the province was to fashion a budget that returned it to its historical position as the economic engine of the country?
The US should look to Canada to see the benefits of a smaller government.
Every Ontarian owes C$20,166 in government debt compared to US$3,844 for every Californian.
The picture is far less rosy than the finance minister claims.
It’s time for a rigorous debate on how best to use future surpluses.
Something governments tend to regularly forget.