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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

  • Ontario Government Taking a Flexible, Fair and Reasonable Approach to Managing Public Sector Compensation

    Today, Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board, introduced legislation that would enable the government to manage public sector compensation growth. If passed, the legislation would allow for reasonable wage increases, while protecting the province's front-line services, restoring the province's financial position and respecting taxpayer dollars.

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • Ontario Government Protecting What Matters Most

    TORONTO — Today, Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board, tabled the annual estimates in the provincial legislature, highlighting the government's commitment to restore financial sustainability and protect what matters most to Ontarians.

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy's Remarks at the Canadian Club

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    Today, I will talk about the challenges our government inherited, and I'll share with you an important announcement about how we intend to address these challenges through cooperation and consultation.

    Speech | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • Ensuring Sustainable Public Sector Wages to Protect Front-Line Services

    Ontario's government is working for the people to restore transparency, accountability and sustainability to the province's public finances — all while preserving the critical front-line services on which people depend.  

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • 2018 Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure Reveals Unsustainable Trend Across the Public Sector

    Toronto— Ontario's Government is working for the people by releasing the salaries of Ontario Public Service and broader public sector employees who were paid $100,000 or more in 2018. Proactively releasing information on public sector salaries is part of the government's commitment to being open and accountable to taxpayers.

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • Government Saving the People of Ontario a Billion Dollars Annually

    TORONTO— Ontario's Government is working for the people by making it easier and more efficient to deliver services and do business with the province. By finding savings for the taxpayer, the government is protecting education, health care and all the vital services the people of Ontario rely on.

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • President of the Treasury Board Welcomes Distinguished Expert Charles-Antoine St-Jean to Support Government's Mission of Restoring Trust and Accountability

    TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People is continuing to take bold steps that will help restore trust and accountability in the province's financial performance by attracting the best talent to strengthen the internal auditing, monitoring and reporting processes of the Ontario Public Service and the broader public sector.

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • Ontario's Government for the People Announces New Accountability Measures on Government Spending

    TORONTO — After 15 years of the previous government's fiscal mismanagement, Ontario's Government for the People continues to keep its promise of achieving value for every taxpayer dollar spent. Today, Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy announced the launch of the new Audit and Accountability Committee.

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • Ontario Government Responds to Auditor General's 2018 Annual Report

    TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People continues to take swift action to restore trust in the province's finances by immediately responding to recommendations made in the Auditor General's 2018 Annual Report. This year's report urges the province to ensure that transparency and accountability is consistent across government programs and services.

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

  • Ontario's Government for the People Restoring Trust and Accountability with Release of the Line-by-Line Review

    TORONTO - Ontario's Government for the People is continuing to take action to restore trust and accountability in the province's public finances. Today, the Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board, announced the much anticipated release of EY Canada's line-by-line review of government spending, Managing Transformation - A Modernization Action Plan for Ontario. The document reveals rapid expenditure growth across key sectors and public programs under the previous government.  

    News Release | Treasury Board Secretariat

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