Category : COVID-19

Economic and Budget Outlook, Fall 2020

This report provides an updated assessment of Ontario’s current economic outlook and the provincial government’s finances.

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Federal and Provincial COVID-19 Response Measures

In response to a request from the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, this report provides a summary of the measures implemented in Ontario by the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Update on Ontario's Credit Rating

This report provides an update on Ontario’s credit rating amid the COVID-19 pandemic. All four principal international credit rating agencies have reaffirmed the province’s rating based on their assessment of the province’s economic and financial outlook and future risks.

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Overview of Ontario's Borrowing Authority

This report provides an overview of the Government of Ontario’s borrowing authority, including the process of how borrowing occurs and the reporting responsibilities of the government with respect to its borrowing.

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Tourism, Culture and Heritage: An Overview of the Tourism, Culture and Heritage Economic Sectors, Related Ministry Programs and the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The FAO’s report provides economic analysis of the sectors and reviews the Province’s $1.7 billion spending plan for related programs in 2020-21.

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Ontario’s Regional Labour Markets During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This report highlights the pandemic’s impact on labour markets in Ontario’s major cities, based on Statistics Canada’s Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs).

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Spending Plan Analysis: 2020-21

This report provides information on the government’s 2020-21 spending plan of $174.3 billion outlined in the March 2020 Economic and Fiscal Update.

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Ontario's Job Market during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The report provides a first indication analysis of Ontario’s April 2020 labour market results in the wake of government measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic in the province.

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Ontario Health Sector: A Preliminary Review of the Impact of the COVID-19 Outbreak on Hospital Capacity

This report provides a preliminary review of the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the Ontario health sector, with a focus on hospital capacity.

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Ontario's Job Market Results for March 2020 and the COVID-19 Pandemic

This report looks at Ontario’s March 2020 labour market results in the wake of government measures to contain the COVID 19 pandemic in the province.

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