The Canadian Press

2008-11-03 | Ontario Equalization

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For the first time ever, Ontario joined the list of Canada's have-not provinces, paving the way for it to receive payments from the federal equalization scheme. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced that Ontario would start collecting in 2009. He said the province will get 347 million dollars because of its faltering economy. (Nova Scotia, News Brunswick, PEI, Quebec and Manitoba will also receive transfer payments. )

Date: 2008-11-03
Placeline: MISSISSAUGA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the reality is Ontario's entitled under the program and and there will be receiving a substantial funds next year regrettably I expect that Ontario will be in declaration program for some time to come >>