This report analyzes Ontario Public Sector employment and compensation. The report provides an overview of public sector employment in Ontario, discusses upcoming collective bargaining negotiations and the application of wage restraint under Bill 124, projects provincial spending on employee compensation over the next five years, and discusses three key risks to this projection: inflation, the court challenge to Bill 124 and staffing shortages.
This report examines how changes in extreme rainfall, extreme heat and freeze-thaw cycles will impact the long-term costs of maintaining public transportation infrastructure in a state of good repair.
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 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.