federal debt

9:56AM
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Deficits come with costs—especially for future generations

The federal government projects a budget deficit of $52.8 billion for 2022.


8:22AM
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COVID-style deficits now completely misguided

The Ontario government projects a $19.9 billion deficit this year and continued deficits until 2027-28.


3:54PM
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Future generations of Canadians will pay for today’s deficit spending

The federal government projects a $52.8 billion budget deficit for 2022/23.


5:00AM
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Rules of the game matter, even in politics

Rules that impose mandatory fiscal discipline help produce better and more responsible fiscal outcomes.


8:59AM
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Ottawa continues to mislead about government indebtedness

Only seven industrialized countries had higher levels of government indebtedness than Canada.


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Year-end facts about the federal government’s performance in 2021

According to forecasts, Canada will be the worst-performing advanced economy from 2020 to 2030.