federal debt

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Ottawa’s ‘fiscally prudent approach’ drenched in red ink

Since 2015, the federal government has run eight consecutive deficits.


7:48AM
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Ottawa can help tame inflation—here’s how

The federal government continues to run and plan for substantial budget deficits.


4:24PM
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At every opportunity, the government has spent unexpected revenue windfalls.

At every opportunity, the government has spent unexpected revenue windfalls.


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Prime minister’s ‘fiscally responsible’ track record is pure fantasy

Between 2015 and 2019, Ottawa ran five consecutive deficits, causing federal debt to rise by $112 billion.


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Government spending—there’s no such thing as a free lunch

According to projections, the federal debt will reach nearly $2 trillion in 2026-27.


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Government debt accumulation—learning painful lessons, again

If interest rates exceed economic growth rates, debt becomes unstable.


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Don’t blame COVID for Ottawa’s record-high debt levels

This year's federal per-person debt level is more than 25 per cent higher than in 2019.