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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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Estimating the recessionary impact on Nova Scotia finances: Part 2

Nova Scotia’s net debt is projected to eclipse $17 billion this year.


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Federal debt may eclipse $1 trillion for first time in Canadian history

According to forecasts, Canadian economic growth for 2020 will shrink by more than 12 per cent.


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Atlantic Canadians carry large government debt burden

Newfoundland and Labrador has the highest per-person total government debt among the provinces at $48,478.


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Ottawa has a big spending problem

Total federal expenditures will grow to a projected $420.5 billion in 2024-25.


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Wartime presidents added most to U.S. federal debt-to-GDP ratio

George W. Bush increased the ratio by 27.5 percentage points.


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The Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister said what?

Per-person spending last year was only $72 short of the all-time high reached during the 2009 recession.