2008 Ontario Budget

Finance Minister Dwight Duncan will deliver the 2008 Ontario Budget at approximately 4 p.m. today.

To watch the budget, a live link to the Ministry of Finance’s public website will be available from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s public website. Click on the Budget 2008 button. Follow this link to view the live Budget webcast and to read the full text of the announcement.

Post Budget Documentation

Read the 2008 Ontario Budget
Ontario Budget News Release
Ministry of Finance's Budget Highlights
Inside Health's Budget Highlights 

Government Communications Protocol

Calls from the media:
Media calls regarding the Budget should be directed to Scott Blodgett, Ministry of Finance, Media Relations, at 416-325-0324.

Calls from health care stakeholders:
Ministry stakeholders may call ministry staff for information on Budget details. Please refer to our bulletin for a summary of all health-related initiatives.

Calls from the public:
Appropriate calls from the public can be referred to INFOline:

  • Toll Free: 1-866-532-3161
  • TTY: 1-800-387-5559

Any calls that INFOline staff cannot answer will be referred to the appropriate ministry contact. INFOline will use the list of contacts it uses during normal operations.