The University of Waterloo’s Jean Paul Lam suggests that Ontario's plans to eliminate its deficit by 2017-2018 will require further cuts in spending and the selling off of more crown corporations. He states that the budget fails to address the aging demographic in Ontario, which will lead to increased pressure in health care spending and a reduced potential for future growth.
Hear more of Professor Lam’s discussion surrounding the 2015 Ontario Budget by following the links below:
Watch the CBC Radio-Canada interview, « Trois façons pour l'Ontario de sortir du rouge », in French.
Watch his interview for Le Téléjournal Ontario, ICI Radio-Canada.ca on April 23 in French.
Read « Optimiste », « sans surprise », « austère » : réactions au budget 2015 for CBC Radio-Canada in French.