Media Advisory: FAO to release Fall 2020 Economic and Budget Outlook Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                      

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TORONTO, October 14, 2020 – On Thursday, October 15, 2020, the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario (FAO) will release its Fall 2020 Economic and Budget Outlook. The report will provide an updated assessment of Ontario’s current economic outlook and the provincial government’s finances.

The report will be posted on the FAO website at 9:00 a.m.

The FAO will provide a background briefing for accredited media at 10:00 a.m. via web conference following the release of the report. Please contact Jessica Martin at 647.527.2385 or for log-in and password information.

At the media briefing, senior officials from the FAO will provide a brief presentation and answer questions on a not-for-attribution basis.

Ontario’s Financial Accountability Officer, Peter Weltman, will be available for “on-the-record” media questions immediately following the background briefing.

About the FAO

Established by the Financial Accountability Officer Act, 2013, the Financial Accountability Office (FAO) provides independent analysis on the state of the Province’s finances, trends in the provincial economy and related matters important to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Visit our website at and follow us on Twitter at


For further information, please contact:
Jessica Martin | 647.527.2385 | |