Welcome to Budget 2017
Ontario is building for the future. By embracing new opportunities and transforming public services, the government is meeting the needs of a growing population through investments in hospitals, schools, public transit and roads.
The province's balanced budget is about more than just the bottom line number. It's about finding new ways to help you and your family.
Path to a Balanced Budget
Balancing the budget means more funding for the programs and services people rely on the most.
Helping You and Your Family
Strengthening public services that matter most, including providing 100,000 more children with child care and free prescription drug coverage for children and youth.
Strengthening Health Care
Transforming the health care system — so patients and their families get the right care when and where they need it.
Continuing to build a strong education system that sets students up for success with smaller class sizes, new and renovated schools and more financial assistance for higher education.
Creating Opportunity and Security
Helping people acquire the skills they need to find a good job, businesses to grow and prosper and communities to thrive.
Infrastructure and Housing
Investing in public infrastructure and increasing access to affordable housing to grow the economy and ensure a high quality of life.