Just six months into its 2018/19 plan, the government upped spending by $8 billion.
Government Spending & Taxes
The PBO projects in 2042 Alberta will have more debt relative to the size of its economy than Ontario.
Handouts are far costlier than emission tax revenues to fund reductions in other tax rates.
The government’s operating deficit now stands at $14.5 billion—only half a billion less than the pre-update status quo.
Deficits and debts are not free money—they come at a cost.
Horgan government will spend $492 million on 4,900 subsidized rental units.
Quebec is currently the most indebted province relative to the size of the provincial economy.
Ottawa and most provincial governments have failed to offer any significant de-regulatory strategy.
Ontario’s debt grew by 107 per cent over 10 years.
One reason for a federation is to pursue different approaches to policy.
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