federal debt

11:57AM
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Leaving 2021—was debt binge a blip or a sea change

Prudent fiscal management means working quickly to return to pre-recession debt levels.


8:25AM
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Trudeau government ignores dreary economic numbers

Canada ranked 30th of 38 industrial countries for its average rate of economic growth from 2015 to 2019.


12:05PM
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The real election losers—balance sheet, health care, federalism

On health-care wait times, Canada consistently ranks lowest among comparable countries with universal health care.


4:06PM
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The new federal government should pursue a better, less painful climate plan
The Trudeau government’s climate plan has design flaws that will unnecessarily hurt Canada's economy.

2:22PM
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New Federal Government Cannot Continue the Debt Binge

The new Liberal minority government should develop a credible plan to balance the budget and stop debt accumulation.


11:41AM
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Federal debt accumulation will disproportionately burden younger Canadians

Over a two-year span, Ottawa is expected to add more than $500 billion in federal debt.


10:36AM
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Ottawa’s ballooning debt and deficits should be major campaign issue

Canada has the fifth-highest level of total government debt among 29 industrialized countries.


10:02AM
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It’s official—Canada’s finances are now unsustainable

The PBO report should be a wakeup call for policymakers.


1:51PM
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Ottawa must exercise more control over borrowing and spending
If this happens, interest payments on the federal debt would rise by nearly 60 per cent.