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Ontario Budgets Reports & Analysis

 

ANALYSIS: Key Message & Quick Analysis of Ford Government Economic Statement Just Released

(March 25, 2020) Ontario’s government released its economic statement today. Overall, they are providing $3.3 billion for health care, another $3.7 billion in supports for people and businesses, and $10 billion for other deferrals and tax “relief”.   Health Coalition key message: The overall funding announcement for health care of $3.3 billion amounts to a funding […]

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RELEASE & ANALYSIS: Health Care Omnibus Bill Sets Up Ontario for Health System Mega-Mergers & Privatization: Worse than the Leaked Draft, Health Coalition Warns

(February 27, 2019) The Ontario Health Coalition released its preliminary analysis of the new health care omnibus bill today. Health Coalition spokespeople expressed deep concerns about the legislation and the sweeping upheaval to come. The legislation that was made public yesterday is worse than the draft bill in significant ways: it requires even bigger mega-mergers; […]

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ADVISORY: OHC 2016 Pre-Budget Briefing

(February 25, 2016) 2016 Pre-Budget Briefing Where We Stand: Ontario’s Ranking in Public Service and Health Care Expenditures & Cuts Ontario’s government is making budget choices that cut and privatize public services and health care. These are choices, not necessities. Here’s how we compare relative to other provinces and jurisdictions on some key measures. The […]

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SUBMISSION: Local Coalition Submissions to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

(February 1, 2016) Folgo Della Vedova – Sault and Area Health Coalition Full Submission (PDF)   Jeff Arbus – Sault and Area Health Coalition Full Submission (PDF)   Shirley Roebuck – Chatham Kent Health Coalition Full Submission (PDF)  

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SUBMISSION: to the Standing Committee on Finance & Economic Affairs

(January 29, 2015) Click here for OHC Budget Submission 

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SUBMISSION: OHC Provincial Budget Submission

(January 16, 2014) Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs Pre-Budget Hearings. Click here for Submission

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RELEASE: Schedule 28 Update: Weak amendments to McGuinty omnibus budget bill facilitate sweeping privatization – Citizens’ groups call for privatization clause to be struck down

(June 15, 2012) The Council of Canadians and Ontario Health Coalition are outraged that despite promises made by Ontario’s government, proposed amendments are too weak to stop the mass privatization of public services in Budget Bill 55, Schedule 28.

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ANALYSIS: Drummond Report: Summary and Analysis

(February 16, 2012) The Ontario Health Coalition has issued a document summarizing and analyzing the Drummond Report.

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REPORT: Health Coalition Issues Pre-Drummond Report Warning of Major Health Cuts: First Do No Harm

(February 10, 2012) Though Ontario’s public has never been properly informed about the plans, the provincial government is planning severe curtailment of health care funding growth that will result in $3 billion or more to be carved out of hospitals and OHIP, warned the Ontario Health Coalition …

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REPORT: Health Spending and Revenues in Ontario: A closer look at financial trends and the recommendations of TD Economics

(September 22, 2010) The Ontario Health Coalition’s critical review of the findings of the Ontario government commissioned TD Economics report on health spending finds that the TD report is rife with inaccuracies and contradictions.

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SUBMISSION: Pre-Budget Consultations

(February 11, 2004) The Toronto Health Coalition’s submission to the hearings.

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SUBMISSION: Pre-Budget Consultations

(February 10, 2004) The OHC made a submission to the Ontario government’s pre-budget hearings

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SUBMISSION: Pre-Budget Consultations

(February 4, 2004) The Northeastern Ontario Health Coalition’s submission to the committee.

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