Blog Archive : 2020

Provincial Infrastructure

This report reviews the infrastructure assets owned by the Province, assesses the state of repair of those assets, and estimates the cost to bring the Province’s assets into a state of good repair in 2020-21 and over the next ten years.

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Economic and Budget Outlook, Fall 2020

This report provides an updated assessment of Ontario’s current economic outlook and the provincial government’s finances.

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Expenditure Monitor 2020-21: Q1

This report provides an update on the Province’s 2020-21 spending plan and reviews actual spending by the Province over the first three months of the 2020-21 fiscal year.

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Federal and Provincial COVID-19 Response Measures

In response to a request from the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, this report provides a summary of the measures implemented in Ontario by the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Update on Ontario's Credit Rating

This report provides an update on Ontario’s credit rating amid the COVID-19 pandemic. All four principal international credit rating agencies have reaffirmed the province’s rating based on their assessment of the province’s economic and financial outlook and future risks.

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Overview of Ontario's Borrowing Authority

This report provides an overview of the Government of Ontario’s borrowing authority, including the process of how borrowing occurs and the reporting responsibilities of the government with respect to its borrowing.

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2019-20 Annual Report

The report summarizes Peter Weltman’s activities during his second year in office in support of his mandate to provide all Members of the Legislative Assembly with relevant, authoritative, and timely information on the financial impact of government policies.

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Expenditure Monitor 2019-20: Q4

This report provides information on spending by the Province through the end of the 2019-20 fiscal year (March 31, 2020), including changes to the 2019-20 spending plan, actual spending results compared to planned spending and an updated budget deficit projection for 2019-20.

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Autism Services: A Financial Review of Autism Services and Program Design Considerations for the New Ontario Autism Program

The purpose of this report is to provide Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) with information on the Province’s autism services and program design considerations for the new Ontario Autism Program, scheduled to be in place by 2021.

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Tourism, Culture and Heritage: An Overview of the Tourism, Culture and Heritage Economic Sectors, Related Ministry Programs and the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The FAO’s report provides economic analysis of the sectors and reviews the Province’s $1.7 billion spending plan for related programs in 2020-21.

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