During this session you will learn:
- The implications of Ontario’s existing plans for fiscal restraint
- The underlying economic projections and their impact on government revenues
- The economic impact of the new Ontario Retirement Pension Plan
- The amount of additional spending restrain that may yet be required to achieve a balanced budget
Matthew Stewart is the Associate Director of the National Forecast at The Conference Board of Canada. He is the resident expert on national and provincial fiscal analysis, and has authored numerous publications on the medium and long-term outlook. He has an M.A. in Economics from McMaster University and a B.A. in Honours Economics from The University of Western Ontario.