This report summarizes Peter Weltman’s activities during his third year in office to support his mandate of providing all MPPs of the Legislative Assembly with relevant, authoritative, and timely information on the financial impact of government policies, and particularly the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on these policies.
This report was prepared to support the Standing Committee on Estimates’ review of the Ministry of Long-Term Care’s 2021-22 Expenditure Estimates. The report provides a financial overview of the ministry and identifies key financial issues, including the commitment to add and redevelop 30,000 long-term care beds and increase the average daily direct care hours provided to long-term care residents.
The purpose of this report is to support the Standing Committee on Estimates’ review of the Ministry of Health’s 2021-22 Expenditure Estimates. The report provides a financial overview of the ministry and identifies key financial issues for the health sector.
In response to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs’ request, this report assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on insolvencies in Ontario.
This report explains how the Province’s new program to reduce electricity costs for industrial and large commercial ratepayers by subsidizing the cost of green energy contracts will work, projects the cost of the program to the Province, and estimates the impact of the program on Ontario electricity ratepayers.
This report reviews the Government of Ontario’s housing and homelessness programs, identifies recent program and spending changes, and projects the impact of the Province’s housing and homelessness programs on core housing need and chronic homelessness.