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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  • Nov 23, 2016

    This report analyzes the fiscal impact of cap and trade, i.e. how cap and trade will impact the Province’s projected surplus/deficit. Under cap and trade, the Province would sell allowances to emit greenhouse gases. It would then spend the funds raised on initiatives to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Nov 3, 2016

    This report provides an updated Economic and Fiscal Outlook for Ontario based on developments since the release of the FAO’s spring outlook on May 18, 2016.

  • Jul 26, 2016

    The FAO’s 2015-16 annual report describes the FAO’s activities during the office’s first full year of work and examines the unexpected challenges the FAO has faced in accessing information. 

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