TABE Ontario's Economic & Fiscal Situation: An Update on the Work of Ontario's Financial Accountability Office

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Thursday 21 March 2019, 12:00 - 13:15


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Ontario's Economic and Fiscal Situation: An Update on the work of Ontario's Financial Accountability Office


Peter Weltman, Ontario’s Financial Accountability Officer will discuss some of the FAO’s recent work, including the latest economic and budget outlook for Ontario, a recent report on Ontario household incomes and a comparison of Ontario’s fiscal performance with other provinces. Peter will also touch on some of the office’s other work, including an analysis of the financial impact of canceling the Cap and Trade Program as well as research on the outlook for the province’s health and education spending.

About our speaker

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Peter Weltman was appointed Ontario’s second Financial Accountability Officer in 2018. Mr. Weltman has extensive experience working at the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) in Ottawa most recently serving as Director of Executive Services, Communication and Parliamentary Relations to the Parliamentary Budget Officer. He also serves as President of the Canadian Chapter of the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association. Before working at the PBO, Mr. Weltman worked in different capacities for Industry Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) and the Treasury Board Secretariat. 

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Registration: 12:00 to 12:15

Presentation and Q&A: 12:15 to 1:15 

Where: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 151 Yonge Street, 3rd Floor, Toronto

Cost:  Members $25, Non-Members $45, Students: $15. Lunch will be provided.

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