Media Advisory: FAO to Release Long-Term Budget Outlook: 2020-2050

March 9, 2020 


[La version française suit le texte anglais.]


Media Briefing:               12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., March 11, 2020
                                         Committee Room 228, Ontario Legislature

Press Conference:          1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., March 11, 2020
                                          Media Studio, Queen’s Park

TORONTO, March 9, 2020 – On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario (FAO) will release its Long-term Budget Outlook: 2020-2050.

There will be a background briefing for *accredited media at 12:00 p.m. in Committee Room 228 at the Legislature. *Accreditation is available through Gerald Christopher, Room 149, main floor of the Legislative Building [beside the Media Studio], by calling 416-325-7922, or via email at

At the media technical briefing, senior officials from the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario (FAO) will provide a brief presentation and review of the report, and answer questions on a not-for-attribution basis.

Financial Accountability Officer, Peter Weltman, will be available for “on-the-record” media questions immediately following the background briefing in the Media Studio at 1:00 p.m. Live webcasting of the press conference will be available at 1:00 p.m. here.

The report will be posted on the FAO website at 1:00 p.m.

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 | |