The staying power of Ontario’s deficit games

Six years after the global recession plunged governments the world over into fiscal deficit mode, Ontario remains mired in deficit scare tactics engineered by the previous McGuinty government. In its waning years, the McGuinty government invested heavily in creating an atmosphere of fiscal crisis in Ontario. The objective was to…
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An Adult Conversation About Taxes

To paraphrase the immortal words of Ronald Reagan, here they go again. “Middle-income friendly tax cuts.” “Tax cuts, a balanced budget within four years, no service cuts.” Reduce the tax burden. Get the government’s hand out of my pocket. In this election, we’re back to a familiar kind of tax…
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