Report & Analysis | Ontario Provincial Budget 2019
Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli tabled the Progressive Conservative government’s first Budget today, unveiling their first annual fiscal plan since being elected in June 2018. As the government holds a comfortable majority of seats in the Legislature, this was the first of four budgets the Ford Government will table.
There is a widely held view that the first, and possibly the second budgets of any majority government are the toughest and least politically popular; that the third is somewhat neutral and sets the table for the fourth one, which is the pre-election budget and often full of goodies for voters. We will let you reach your own conclusion, based on the contents and our analysis below.