Ontario Office News Releases

TORONTO—Despite promises to do more, the Ontario government is spending less than half of what it spent on affordable housing in 2000, says an Ontario Alternative Budget study released today by the...
February 13, 2007 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Ontario’s finances are in much better shape than Finance Minister Greg Sorbara claims, says an Ontario Alternative Budget (OAB) Technical Paper released today by the Canadian Centre for...
November 15, 2006 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds that, despite the province’s $600 million increase in education spending, 18 of Ontario’s 72 school boards—27.8%...
October 3, 2006 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—The Ontario government must implement far-reaching forestry and hydro reforms if it is truly serious about safeguarding Northern communities and thousands of woodworking jobs, says a new...
June 29, 2006 | BC Office, Ontario Office
TORONTO— The Ontario Alternative Budget for 2006 released today by the Alternative Budget Working Group of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives takes on poverty and income inequality as its...
April 12, 2006 | Ontario Office
TORONTO— According to an Ontario Alternative Budget technical paper released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, the McGuinty government’s current fiscal plan would result in...
March 16, 2006 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Despite all of Dalton McGuinty’s talk about taking politics out of budgets, the McGuinty government’s announcement to bring down its budget on March 23—a full two months earlier than last...
March 9, 2006 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Ontario’s finances are in substantially better shape than the McGuinty government’s constant cries of poverty would suggest, says a new study from the Ontario Alternative Budget project of...
February 2, 2006 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—“It’s not often that a government facing fiscal problems leads into its budget by declaring proudly that it intends to ignore the fundamental cause of those problems, but that’s exactly what...
May 6, 2005 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Ontario’s fiscal capacity is currently unable to support the investments that are required to meet the needs of Ontarians, according to the 2005 Ontario Alternative Budget (OAB). Ontario...
April 11, 2005 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Ontario Finance Minister Greg Sorbara has a lot more flexibility in his upcoming budget than he’s letting on. That’s the conclusion of a new study released by the Ontario Alternative Budget...
January 12, 2005 | Ontario Office
TORONTO--While the commitments to education announced by the McGuinty government represent a real improvement over previous years of cuts, a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
October 20, 2004 | Ontario Office
TORONTO--The first budget of the government elected to repair damage created by eight years of Harris/Eves cuts falls far short of what is needed to adequately respond to Ontario's public service...
May 19, 2004 | Ontario Office
TORONTO--The McGuinty Liberals campaigned on promises to reinvest in public services, balance the budget, and to not raise taxes. With the Liberals' first provincial budget set to be released on...
May 14, 2004 | Ontario Office
TORONTO--The 2004-05 Ontario Alternative Budget advocates new investments of $14.7 billion over four years to address the serious decline in the state of Ontario's public services. "The public...
May 10, 2004 | Ontario Office