federal finances

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Federal budget ramps up corporate welfare—funded by taxpayers

By 2027/28, the forecasted annual cost of federal debt interest will exceed $50 billion—or more than $1,200 per Canadian.


11:32AM
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Freeland’s comments on federal budget are head-scratching and misleading

Federal debt is projected to rise from 42.4 per cent of GDP in 2022 to 43.5 per cent of GDP in 2023.


3:33PM
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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.


4:00AM
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Picking a federal fiscal anchor is not enough—you must stick to it

The federal debt-to-GDP ratio is on track to increase between 2022-23 and 2023-24.


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Federal government continues to peddle misleading debt numbers

The total value of government debt in 2022 in Canada exceeded the entire size of the economy by more than 10 per cent.


4:12PM
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Federal government will likely violate fiscal anchor during economic downturns

The effects of a recession could set off a debt “doom loop” with the debt ratio spiralling upward.


9:36AM
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Trudeau government is all gas and no brake on spending

According to forecasts, federal spending will be $89.2 billion higher than previously projected for 2022/23 and $80.7 billion higher in 2023/24.


10:52AM
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No end in sight for government spending spree across Canada

Residents in all provinces already pay more than $550 per person annually on government debt interest.