Ontario’s recession looking eerily like the Great Depression

A new Ontario Alternative Budget Technical Paper, Close Encounters of the Thirties Kind, by social policy expert John Stapleton, provides a blow-by-blow account of the similarities between Ontario circa 1930s and today. Stapleton finds 11 similarities between the Great Depression and the Crash of 2008 and calls on senior governments to take the lessons of the 1930s and act swiftly to minimize Ontario’s current recession. Click here to read more.