federal budget

7:44AM
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Ottawa’s spending spree comes with huge costs

The national debt will reach a projected $2 trillion by 2025-26.


4:22PM
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Federal finances improve marginally, but the Trudeau government ignores risks  Federal finances improve marginally, but the Trudeau government ignores risks

According to the update, the government will continue to spend well in excess of projected revenues.


9:58AM
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Brace yourselves, Canada, inflation may be here to stay

The price of gas has increased by 41.7 per cent over the last 12 months.


3:34PM
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Throne speech exposes Trudeau government’s economic ignorance

Despite the dismal state of federal finances, the speech did not include the terms “deficit” or “debt."


10:42AM
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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.


12:12PM
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Modern Monetary Theory remains a dangerous policy prescription in Canada and beyond

Many economists warn about ballooning budget deficits and the potential for higher interest rates in the future.


9:31AM
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Trudeau government fuels economic uncertainty

The prime minister’s mandate letter raised the idea of taxing "extreme wealth inequality.”


9:32AM
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Trudeau ‘childcare’ plan remains opaque, contradicts other federal policy

The plan calls for $27.2 billion over the next five years to reduce daycare costs.