This report analyzes the impact in 2019-20 of Ontario families’ contributions to provincial government revenues and the benefits they received from provincial government spending. Using 2019-20 as a representative year, the report estimates how many families were net beneficiaries from provincial government revenue collection and spending, and how many were net contributors.
This report provides a comparison of Ontario government revenue, program spending, budget balance, net debt, and interest expense with other provinces based on Statistics Canada’s Government Finance Statistics, focusing on results from the 2020-21 fiscal year.
This report provides a projection of Ontario’s economy and fiscal position through 2050. The report assesses Ontario’s long-term fiscal sustainability, discusses factors that will affect the government’s program expenditures and revenue performance, and provides details on the FAO’s economic outlook including analysis of underlying demographic trends over the projection period.
This report examines the Province’s nine energy and electricity subsidy programs, estimates the cost of the programs over 20 years, and reviews how the programs affect the electricity bills of Ontario households and businesses. The report also identifies changes to the subsidy programs since the introduction of the Fair Hydro Plan in 2017 and estimates the cost of those changes. Finally, the report discusses how the Province plans to achieve its commitment to lower electricity bills by 12 per cent.
This report provides the FAO’s projection of the government’s fiscal position over the 2021-22 to 2023-24 period. The report compares the FAO’s outlook to the government’s plan presented in the 2021 Fall Economic Statement for budget balance, key debt measures, revenues and program spending.