Employee wages and salaries are a major expense category for the Ontario government. The government does not publish consistent historical statistics for public sector employment and wage expenses. Given this, the FAO developed estimates of these statistics based on data from Statistics Canada to support its analysis.
The Cap and Trade Model includes supporting data and information that was used to prepare the FAO’s report, “An Assessment of the Fiscal Impact of Cap and Trade”. It includes the assumptions behind the model, followed by impact on the Province’s: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Account statement; balance sheet; income statement; and cash flow statement. The final table provides an example.
The Hydro One Model includes supporting data and information that was used to prepare the FAO’s report, “An Assessment of the Financial Impact of the Partial Sale of Hydro One”. It includes four sections; the estimated financial impact to the Province, the financial information of Hydro One, the estimated market value of Hydro One, and the estimated future tax payments of Hydro One.
The FAO’s service fee reports in 2017, 2018, and 2019 include a list of fee rate changes. For the 2019 report, the FAO has also compiled a list of over 1,100 service fees charged by the Province’s ministries and agencies. These lists contain information on fee rates, rate changes, fee revenue, and number of transactions.