debt interest

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Interest on federal debt—a growing problem

Interest payments on the federal debt are expected to equal $20.2 billion in 2020/21.


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Rising debt interest costs further threaten Alberta finances

By 2023/24, debt interest will consume 6.6 per cent of all provincial revenues.


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Alberta’s government debt interest costs continue to soar

According to budget forecasts, debt interest payments will reach $3.3 billion by 2023/24.


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The evolution of federal debt interest costs in Canada

The federal government has seemingly ditched the debt-averse approach that largely prevailed in Ottawa since the mid-1980s.


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Canadians pay the price for mounting government debt

Ontario will spend an estimated $13 billion on government debt interest costs in 2020/21.


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Trudeau government can’t bank on low interest rates forever

A one percentage point increase in the effective interest rate would increase Ottawa's annual debt interest costs by $13.8 billion.


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Alberta fiscal update projects budget deficits over next three years—with consequences

The update projects a $21.3 billion provincial budget deficit in 2020/21.