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New Brunswick government should target government wages to save money
Government workers in the province take more days off for personal reasons than their private-sector counterparts.

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COVID-style deficits now completely misguided

The Ontario government projects a $19.9 billion deficit this year and continued deficits until 2027-28.


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Future generations of Canadians will pay for today’s deficit spending

The federal government projects a $52.8 billion budget deficit for 2022/23.


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Bank of Canada rate hike may be too little too late

Ramping up interest rates at this juncture places more of the burden of fighting inflation on consumers.


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Deficits for 50 years—a plan fraught with risks and consequences

The Trudeau government plans to implement new spending programs including national childcare and pharmacare.


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Debt interest burden highlights Newfoundland and Labrador fiscal crisis

At $2,055 per person, the province's government debt burden is the highest in Canada.