The past dozen years of political decision-making have derailed the country’s once unstoppable economic engine — the Ontario economy — a new Fraser Institute report says.
Author Philip Cross, former chief economic analyst for Statistics Canada, makes the case in Ontario — No Longer a Place to Prosper. The new report suggests failed government policies are to blame for turning the powerhouse economy into a laggard.
“So much of it seems to be rooted in the policies adopted over the last 10 years,” Cross said.
More – Ontarians are clearly having buyer’s remorse after re-electing its Liberal government last year, with two-thirds now believing that Ontario is headed in the wrong direction. An exasperated Kathleen Wynne recently asked “What is it that especially disqualifies me for the job I’m doing?” as Premier of Ontario. Well, since she asked, let’s list the problems the Liberal government has created.