Ontario’s net debt will hit $308 billion in 2016-17 with interest payments totaling $11.8 billion. Oh, and toll lanes are coming to the QEW this spring

TORONTO—Ontario’s finance Minister Charles Souza has unveiled the province’s budget for 2016, and the document is long on promises for a better future.

It markets the provincial Liberal’s track record in terms of economic growth over the last two years of Premier Kathleen Wynne’s mandate, claiming that economic growth in Ontario is outpacing national growth (a feat made easier with the current resource and commodity woes), and forecasts this performance to continue for the next two years.

h/t Exile