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 analyzes the impact in 2019-20 of Ontario families’ contributions to provincial government revenues and the benefits they received from provincial government spending. Using 2019-20 as a representative year, the report estimates how many families were net beneficiaries from provincial government revenue collection and spending, and how many were net contributors.
This report supports the Standing Committee on Estimates’ review of the Ministry of Education’s 2019-20 Expenditure Estimates.
The report assesses the financial and economic implications of the government’s new childcare tax credit: the ‘Childcare Access and Relief from Expenses’ or ‘CARE’ tax credit.