Ontario finance minister calls the federal government’s position on the plan “extremely disappointing.”
Credit agency is skeptical the province’s planned spending restraints won’t be enough to return the province to balance.
Will invest funds in infrastructure.
Ontario’s Charles Sousa says the federal government should create a national infrastructure strategy.
Economic growth in the province is projected at just 1.9% for 2014 and about 2.4% a year for 2015-to-2017.
Credit agency warns the Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals must make a considerable shift “from recent trends” to meet deficit targets.
Finance minister Sousa says the government still plans to balance the books in 2017-18.
Finance minister says the Conservatives are trying to balance its books at the expense of the provinces.