Ontario’s Financial Accountability Office (FAO) provides the Legislative Assembly of Ontario with independent analysis on the state of the Province's finances and trends in the provincial economy, and on bills and other proposals to support the Assembly’s performance of its constitutional responsibility. 
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  • Apr 18, 2018

    This report provides a financial assessment of the effect of the Ontario-Quebec Electricity Trade Agreement on Ontario ratepayers and reviews the impact of the ETA on natural gas generation and electricity sector greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Mar 14, 2018

    This report provides an updated assessment of the Province’s health sector expense plan,  and compares Ontario’s planned health spending to the growth in Ontario’s key drivers of health care costs.

  • Feb 12, 2018

    This report provides an updated estimate of the fiscal impact of the partial sale of Hydro One and reviews key considerations surrounding the sale, such as the potential effect on electricity ratepayers in Ontario.


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