Nova Scotia recorded the largest government sector at 61.6 per cent of the economy, more than double the optimal size.
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Over the next three fiscal years, Ontario’s cumulative deficit will hit a forecasted $99.7 billion.
The Ford government has said this week's budget will focus on COVID response measures.
Net debt reached $355 billion at the end of last year.
Last year, British Columbia became the first province to introduce a mandatory biosimilar switching program for non-medical reasons.
Alberta's budget deficit will hit a projected $24.2 billion in 2020/21.
Canada ranks 6th highest among 35 high-income for the share of the economy represented by government spending.
Investment in Canada’s oil and gas sector has declined by 35 per cent.
The share of the population over 65 is projected to grow from about 18 per cent to nearly 26 per cent.
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