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Policy brief, Economy & prosperity, Government & politics, Munk School, Ontario 360

Ontario Budgeting: Darkening Clouds Raise Stakes for Fall Economic Statement

Normally, the fall economic statement in the second year of a government’s mandate would be low-key. These are not normal times. Political, financial, and economic challenges have combined to raise the stakes. Furthermore, unemployment and consumer price inflation have risen recently, indicating times are becoming more challenging for many Ontario households.