federal debt

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Federal government poised to pile on more spending and debt

Since 2014/15, federal government debt interest costs have nearly doubled.


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Federal government’s record-breaking spending saddles Canadians with huge debt

By the end of this fiscal year, the federal government will have racked up $591.9 billion in debt since 2015.


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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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Federal government relies on wishful thinking to rationalize deficits

According to forecasts, the federal deficit will eclipse $40 billion this year.


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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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We’re deeper in debt than Ottawa tells us

Canada's gross government debt is equal to 111 per cent of the country's GDP.


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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.


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Budget 2023—a reckless approach to federal finances

The budget projects a deficit of $40.1 billion in 2023/24, which is nearly $10 billion higher than projections in November.