Government Spending & Taxes

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Federal government should have taken own advice about debt accumulation

According to projections, the federal debt will increase by nearly 20 per cent over the next four years.


10:44AM
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Misleading polls may produce more damaging federal policies
Support for pharmacare drops from 79 per cent to 40 per cent when the question includes a GST hike.

2:30AM
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Federal government’s fiscal record—one for the history books

The size of the federal government has expanded by more than one quarter in a decade.


12:30PM
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Municipal dollars in Ontario—where did the money go?

Municipal government spending in the province has grown 2.5 times faster than general inflation and two times faster than population.


3:01PM
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Federal budget’s scale of spending and debt reveal a government lacking self-control

In 2024/25, federal program spending will reach a projected $483.6 billion—up $16.1 billion from the previous budget’s estimates.


2:30AM
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It’s time for an honest conversation about the costs of new federal programs

Support for government-funded pharmacare, dental care and daycare plummeted to well below 50 per cent if the programs are paid for by tax hikes.


4:30AM
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Growing the government won’t help Canada’s economy

The Trudeau government has recorded the five-highest years of federal spending in Canadian history.


5:00AM
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Canada’s federal government disregards its own fiscal rules—unlike Sweden

Rather than adopt the discipline necessary to get back on track, Ottawa simply moves the goalposts.


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Alberta and B.C. budgets represent two different approaches to government finances

According to projections, government debt interest will cost nearly $1,000 per British Columbian by 2026/27.


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