federal spending

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Governments across Canada are spending us into economic misery

Business investment declined by 20 per cent in Canada from 2014 to 2021.

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The one big growth industry of the Trudeau years—the bureaucracy

From 2015 to 2022, the federal bureaucracy grew by 27 percentage points.

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No, you won’t tame inflation with more government spending

We’ve seen a steady erosion of per-capita GDP growth and persistent government deficits.

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Liberals, Tories and NDP—they all love corporate welfare

In this year’s federal budget, the government earmarked $80 billion in corporate handouts to select industries.

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Canada can’t meet NATO spending target without serious fiscal consequences

After recording eight consecutive budget deficits, the Trudeau government plans to run at least five more.

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Taxpayers on the hook for more than $110 billion due to Ottawa’s COVID waste

A significant portion of federal spending was mismanaged, poorly targeted, wasteful or simply excessive.

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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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Ottawa’s approach to spending—what goes up must continue going up

Federal program spending is expected to grow by $132.7 billion—or 41 per cent—between 2014/15 and 2023/24.

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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.