Category : Media Releases

Financial Accountability Officer of Ontario (FAO) Welcomes Improved Access to Information

Stephen LeClair, Ontario’s Financial Accountability Officer, is pleased that Cabinet has ordered the Ontario government’s ministries to provide his office with access to all of the information that he needs to perform his duties. 

FAO says Balanced Budget Achievable for Province in 2017-18 but Predicts Significant Future Deterioration

Stephen LeClair, Ontario’s Financial Accountability Officer says that according to the FAO’s projections there will be a small deficit of $600 million in 2017-18 but given the flexibility built into the fiscal plan, “the Province should be able to achieve its commitment of balancing the budget in 2017-18.” However, LeClair says that “maintaining balanced budgets in Ontario will be an on-going challenge.”