Bill 55, Strong Action for Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2012

Duncan, Hon Dwight Minister of Finance

Current Status: Royal Assent received Chapter Number: S.O. 2012 C.8

Viewing: Royal Assent (current version) pdf

Background Information

Ministry of Finance

2012 Ontario Budget

Taking Strong Action to Encourage Economic Growth, Create Jobs and Eliminate the Deficit
Press release, June 20, 2012

Statement From The Government House Leader on the 2012 Ontario Budget [progress of the Budget Bill] 
press release, May 23, 2012

Strong Action for Ontario: A Plan to Balance the Budget, Create Jobs, Protect Education and Health Care
Press release, March 27, 2012

Balancing the Budget 
Ontario's Economic Outlook and Fiscal Plan
Public Sector Compensation
A Fair and Efficient Drug System

Witnesses Appearing before the Committee

Links are to witness testimony in committee.

Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

June 6, 2012

Trillium Energy Alliance Inc.

Mr. John Stapleton

London Health Coalition

Mr. John Sewell

Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association

College Employer Council

Niagara Health Coalition

Canadian Federation of Students

Greenpeace Canada

Community Action Group
St. Marys, Ontario

St. Marys Auto Group

Central Ontario Standardbred Association

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario

Mr. Michael Smith

Mr. Paul Hellyer

Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care

Medical Reform Group

Mr. Wayne Olson

Ontario Health Coalition

Mr. Dougall Grange
Mr. Peter Currie

Canadian Pensioners Concerned Inc., Ontario Division

Canadian Union of Public Employees

Ontario Public Service Employees Union

SEIU Healthcare

Ontario Hospital Association

United Food and Commercial Workers Canada

Ontario Federation of Labour

June 7, 2012

Mr. Rob Howarth


Thunder Bay Health Coalition

CPAWS Wildlands League

Ontario Nature

Mr. David White

Income Security Advocacy Centre
Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario

Civil Rights in Public Education

Ontario Rivers Alliance

Ontario Municipal Social Services Association

Ontario College of Administrative Staff Association

Doctors for Fair Taxation

Ontario Waterpower Association

Northern Horsemen’s Association

Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance

Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association

Ms. Liz Rykert

Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division)

Wellesley Institute

June 8, 2012

Chatham-Kent Health Coalition

College Student Alliance

Council of Ontario Universities


June 11, 2012

Mr. David Clemens

Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters

Ontario Association of Career Colleges

Ms. Anna Willats


Office of the Ombudsman of Ontario

Ms. Margaret Smith

Ontario Nonprofit Network

Woodbine Entertainment Group

North Shore Tribal Council

College of Early Childhood Educators

Ontario Harness Horse Association

Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association

Ontario Community Support Association

Ontario Northland General Chairpersons’ Association

Ontario Association of Equine Practitioners

City Of Kingston

Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario

Canadian Propane Association

Ontario Council of Hospital Unions

 June 12, 2012

Quality Early Learning Network

Association of Municipalities of Ontario

Chiefs of Ontario

National Coalition against Contraband Tobacco

Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario

Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians

Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division

Ontario Association of Professional Searchers of Records

Ontario Nurses’ Association

Ontario Coalition of Senior Citizens’ Organizations

Ontario Home Builders’ Association

Environment North


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