Vic Fedeli claimed: “The financial accountability officer (FAO) has debunked the government's assertion it's able to balance the budget without one-time extraordinary measures”
Fact: The FAO actually said a balanced budget was achievable
Vic Fedeli claimed: “The Liberals are looking at even more ways to tax you, including raising the HST and cutting your services - like ending some coverage under OHIP”
Fact: This statement is completely false. The upcoming balanced budget will make life more affordable and make even greater investments health care and education.
Vic Fedeli claimed: “The FAO has warned of a "broader pattern" of secrecy and the government's refusal to provide information”
Fact: When we gave the FAO even more power to access information Stephen LeClair said the following “Cabinet’s consent should significantly improve the FAO’s access to information and make it considerably easier for the FAO to provide the Legislative Assembly with timely and relevant economic and financial analysis,” and “The discussions were extremely successful,”
Vic Fedeli claimed: “But this will be a false balance”
Fact: In 2016, Ontario lead the G7 in economic growth and we are balancing the budget this year and in the years that follow.