debt burden

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Outlook for interest rates remains uncertain while governments rack up more debt

By 2028, the federal government will add a projected $131.8 billion in debt.

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Federal debt accumulation will disproportionately burden younger Canadians

Over a two-year span, Ottawa is expected to add more than $500 billion in federal debt.

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Reality check—the dangers of debt accumulation

Canada's total government debt now equals 107 per cent of GDP.

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Premier Philippe Couillard recently declared that government finances and the economy are his top priorities, stating that “the goal is clear: consolidation of public finances and economic re-launch.” This is laudable.