Government Spending & Taxes
Ottawa will spend up to $27 billion supporting individual Canadians and businesses.
Alberta saw spending reductions of 20 per cent during the reforms of the 1990s.
The unemployment rate rose to 5.9 per cent, in the biggest one-month jump since the 2009 recession.
Since Justin Trudeau entered office, per-person spending has increased by 17.5 per cent in just four years.
The Blue Ribbon Panel and the Kenney government face a daunting fiscal challenge.
In fact, $700 million represents the taxes paid by almost 83,000 Canadians.
When I play 18 holes, the person who benefits is me.
“STiK” is Ottawa’s acronym for “social transfer in kind."
In 2018-19, per person federal program spending (adjusted for inflation) reached $8,869.
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