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  • Ontario Releases 2019 Public Sector Salary Disclosure

    TORONTO — Ontario is continuing to restore trust and accountability to government by releasing the salaries of Ontario Public Service and Broader Public Sector employees who were paid $100,000 or more in 2019, in accordance with the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, 1996.

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • Ontario Making it Easier for Businesses to Work with Government

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is listening to businesses across the province as it develops a smarter procurement system that will save taxpayer money, drive back office efficiencies and help small and medium-sized businesses tap into new opportunities in government procurement.

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  • Ontario Building Smarter Government and Ensuring Accountability for Every Tax Dollar through New Office of the Comptroller General

    TORONTO — Ontario is delivering on its commitment to build smarter government through the creation of an Office of the Comptroller General. The office will be tasked with identifying and mitigating potential financial and policy risks before they take hold, protecting taxpayer dollars in the process.

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  • Ontario Saves over $25 Million on Travel, Meals and Hospitality

    TORONTO — The Ontario government continues to deliver on its commitment to create a culture that respects taxpayer dollars and spends smarter by saving over $25 million on travel, meals and hospitality, ensuring that government spending is directed to core programs and services.

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  • Ontario Building Smarter Government Through Transfer Payment Consolidation

    The Government of Ontario is helping non-profits, municipalities and other service providers focus more time on delivering programs and services that matter to the people of Ontario by simplifying how they receive government funding.

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  • Ontario Passes Legislation to Protect a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations

    TORONTO — Today, the Ontario government reinforced its commitment to making sure Ontario can invest in vital services while prudently restoring the province's fiscal health by passing the Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019. The legislation enables the government to manage public sector compensation growth in a fair and reasonable way, respecting taxpayers' dollars, while protecting front-line services.

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • Ontario Strengthening the Sustainability of Provincial Agencies

    TORONTO — The government has completed a review of 191 provincial agencies to improve services, fix inefficiencies and take a smarter approach to spending taxpayer dollars. The review was led by the Agency Review Task Force, and resulted in a number of recommendations being made to either dissolve, merge, improve or maintain provincial agencies.

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  • Ontario Launches Building Smarter Government Initiative

    Ontario is embarking on a variety of large-scale transformative projects, called Smart Initiatives, to better spend taxpayer dollars and protect the sustainability of public services. Speaking at the Economic Club of Canada, President of the Treasury Board Peter Bethlenfalvy announced the plan to build smarter government and ensure it is modern, cost-effective and responsive to the needs of the people of Ontario. 

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  • Ontario Launches Consultations on New Public Sector Benefits Pooling Model

    The Ontario government is working with the broader public sector to manage compensation growth in a fair, reasonable and sustainable way by consulting on a new benefits pooling model for broader public sector (BPS) participants.

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  • Ontario Releases 2018-19 Public Accounts

    Today, Ontario's government released the 2018-19 Public Accounts, reinforcing the government's ongoing work to restore sustainability to the province's finances. 

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • Ontario Government Saves Taxpayer Dollars Through Year-End Expenditure Management and Ending March Madness Spending

    TORONTO — Today, Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board, announced that Ontario's government has saved taxpayers $153 million through year-end expenditure management measures and by taking new measures to curb March Madness spending, which governments sometimes see at the end of the fiscal year as ministries attempt to spend the remainder of their budgets.

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • Ontario puts an end to the use of taxpayer dollars for tickets to events featuring politicians

    TORONTO — The government of Ontario is implementing new accountability measures for how taxpayer dollars are being spent. New amendments to the Financial Administration Act prohibit ministries, provincial agencies and the two hydro entities (Ontario Power Generation and the Independent Electricity System Operator) from paying to attend or sponsor events where a politician is the main speaker. These changes are part of the government's commitment to strengthen accountability for how public money is spent in Ontario.

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

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