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In fact, the federal department of finance has indicated Ontario’s transfer will be significantly lower next year, falling from $2.3 billion in 2016/17 to $1.4 billion in 2017/18.
Meanwhile, Ottawa plans to reduce the growth in the Canada Health Transfer, which has been increasing by 6% annually.
These developments will almost certainly mean a slowdown in the overall rate of growth for federal transfers to Queen’s Park.
In 2017/18, for example, the federal government forecasts major transfers to Ontario will actually decline.