This report provides a projection of Ontario’s economy and fiscal position through 2050. The report assesses Ontario’s long-term fiscal sustainability, discusses factors that will affect the government’s program expenditures and revenue performance, and provides details on the FAO’s economic outlook including analysis of underlying demographic trends over the projection period.
This report examines the Province’s nine energy and electricity subsidy programs, estimates the cost of the programs over 20 years, and reviews how the programs affect the electricity bills of Ontario households and businesses. The report also identifies changes to the subsidy programs since the introduction of the Fair Hydro Plan in 2017 and estimates the cost of those changes. Finally, the report discusses how the Province plans to achieve its commitment to lower electricity bills by 12 per cent.
This report provides the FAO’s projection of the government’s fiscal position over the 2021-22 to 2023-24 period. The report compares the FAO’s outlook to the government’s plan presented in the 2021 Fall Economic Statement for budget balance, key debt measures, revenues and program spending.