federal government budget

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Federal government should listen to Canadians and restrain spending in upcoming budget

In 2023/24, interest costs on federal government debt will reach a projected $46.5 billion.

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Balance budget within reach—if Ottawa restrains spending

Since 2014/15, annual federal program spending has increased by $193.6 billion—or 75.5 per cent.

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Federal government poised to miss another self-imposed fiscal target

These deficits have fuelled an $867.2 billion increase in gross federal debt from 2014/15 to 2022/23.

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Federal government will likely violate another self-imposed fiscal rule

The inability to control spending remains the primary reason for Ottawa's string of deficits.

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Federal government’s fiscal plan raises red flags

A national pharmacare program would cost an estimated $15.3 billion in 2027.

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Insights from a Discussion Between Titans

The top 10 per cent earned 29.1 per cent of all income but paid 35.8 per cent of the total tax burden.

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PBO report underscores Ottawa’s irresponsible spending spree

Federal spending in 2023/24 will increase by $5.6 billion more than the government’s previous projection.

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Federal budget does not meet definition of ‘restraint’

The budget dumps billions into the government’s bottomless climate policy money pit.

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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.