Ontario budget 2016: Everything you need to know in graphics

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NationalPost.com – News/Canada/CanadianPolitics
February 26, 2016.   National Post Staff and The Canadian Press

The Liberal government says it’s on track to eliminate a $5.7-billion deficit in the next budget largely thanks to managing program spending and fighting the underground economy, but it is hesitant to acknowledge that the partial privatization of Hydro One and a new carbon pricing system are major factors contributing to that goal. Here’s everything you need to know about the budget, in graphics:

Ontario budget 2016 — Revenues and expenses:  < http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2016/02/na0226_budget_revenue_expense_dt_web.jpg?quality=65&strip=all&w=620&h=1286 >

Ontario budget 2016 — Unemployment rate:  < http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2016/02/na0226_budget_employment_dt_web.jpg?quality=65&strip=all&w=620&h=925 >

NA0226_budget_deficit_targets_C_MF:  < http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2016/02/na0226_budget_deficit_targets_c_mf.gif?w=620&h=538 >

NA0226_budget_fiscal_contributions_C_MF:  < http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2016/02/na0226_budget_fiscal_contributions_c_mf.gif?w=620&h=530 >

NA0226_budget_net_debt_to_GDP_C_MF:  < http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2016/02/na0226_budget_net_debt_to_gdp_c_mf.gif?w=620&h=473 >

NA0226_budget_real_GDP_Growth_C_MF:  < http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2016/02/na0226_budget_real_gdp_growth_c_mf.gif?w=620&h=376 >

NA0226_budget_real_program_expense_to_GDP_C_MF:  < http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2016/02/na0226_budget_real_program_expense_to_gdp_c_mf.gif?w=620&h=507 >

Ontario Budget 2016— effective interest rate on total debt:  < http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2016/02/na0226_budget_debt_interest_web.jpg?quality=65&strip=all&w=620&h=479 >

NA0226_budget_recovery_from_recession_C_MF:  < http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2016/02/na0226_budget_recovery_from_recession_c_mf.gif?w=620&h=965 >

NA0226_budget_fiscal_contributions_C_MF:  < http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2016/02/na0226_budget_fiscal_contributions_c_mf1.gif?w=620&h=530 >

NA0226_cap_trade_DT_web:  < http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2016/02/na0226_cap_trade_dt_web1.png?w=620&h=2072 >

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