Ontario Office News Releases

TORONTO—A detailed statistical review of the 13 statistical graphs contained in the Conservative changebook platform document finds that not one of them conforms to the normal requirements of...
September 13, 2011 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Ontario’s system of financing higher education is becoming less equitable and more regressive for families, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)....
August 31, 2011 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – Ontarians from racialized backgrounds are far more likely to live in poverty, face barriers to finding a job, and receive less pay for work, says a study of Census data by the Canadian...
June 2, 2010 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – The global recession hit Ontario harder than most provinces, making the need for job creation – not deficit reduction -- a top priority in this week’s provincial budget, says a new report...
March 22, 2010 | Ontario Office
TORONTO –Ontario’s per student school funding places the province far behind most peer jurisdictions in North America, according to a comprehensive study released today by the Canadian Centre for...
November 5, 2009 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – One year after the Crash of October 2008, Ontario’s recession is looking eerily like the Great Depression and governments need to do something about that, says a report released today by...
October 13, 2009 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – The province’s upcoming budget needs to make up for the federal government’s failed response to the economic recession, says the Ontario Alternative Budget released today by the Canadian...
March 9, 2009 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – Without government action, the lack of adequate income security programs could plunge Ontarians suffering the worst of the current recession into dire straits, says a report by the Canadian...
February 12, 2009 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—During this economic downturn, Ontario could tolerate a deficit in its normal operations of up to $3 billion and provide temporary economic stimulus and support without falling into...
December 1, 2008 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – In Canada’s most expensive urban area, Ontario’s minimum wage falls far short of what families need for a decent standard of living, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The...
November 18, 2008 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – Ontario taxpayers could be saddled with $585 million in higher costs due to the provincial government’s decision to let private sector bidders oversee 14 hospital projects, says a study by...
May 7, 2008 | Ontario Office
TORONTO— Twenty years after Ontario introduced pay equity, a new study finds the practice is dying on the vine – starving from years of government neglect. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives...
March 7, 2008 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – Ontario’s after-tax income gap between the richest and poorest 10% of families raising children under 18 has reached an all-time high, according to a new study released by the Canadian...
May 7, 2007 | National Office, Ontario Office
TORONTO—Ontario’s at-risk students are slipping through the cracks in the $1.2 billion funding gap caused by the province’s education funding formula, says a study released today by the Canadian...
May 1, 2007 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Four years after the McGuinty Liberals have been in office, Ontario is still living under the shadow of the Mike Harris/Ernie Eves government, says the 2007 Ontario Alternative Budget (OAB)....
March 5, 2007 | Ontario Office