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 At the Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade breakfast on June 20, 2017 Patric Brown claimed: The mighty Ontario that used to help the rest of the country, now is going to receive equalization payments”

Fact: In 2016-17 Ontario paid $6.9 billion into the equalization program and only received $2.3 billion from it. In addition, according to the Mowat Centre, “Ontarians have consistently contributed more to the federal government in total tax revenue than they have received in federal spending in return.”

 

 

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