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Spending restraint in Ottawa could help reduce inflation

Canada’s population is expanding by more than one million per year while housing starts are stuck below 250,000.


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Canadians in three provinces will spend roughly the same on debt interest as K-12 education

Provincial and federal net debt has increased by $1.0 trillion from 2007/08 to 2023/24.


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Federal government expected to break ‘David Dodge Rule’ on debt interest

According to government projections, federal debt interest costs in 2023/24 will reach $46.5 billion.


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Federal government debt interest costs nearly double in just two years

From 2021/22 to 2023/24, federal debt interest costs increased from $24.5 billion to $46.5 billion.


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Federal government points to misleading debt rankings to justify debt explosion

In reality, Canada’s government debt is high relative to other comparable countries.


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Debt interest costs threaten sustainability of federal finances

According to forecasts, Ottawa's annual debt interest costs will eclipse $50 billion by 2028.


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Provinces accept federal money at their peril

Rising interest rates will put additional pressure on federal finances.


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Government debt interest costs rising across Canada

Federal debt interest costs will reach a forecasted $43.9 billion in 2023/24.


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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.