government debt

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Government debt accumulation—learning painful lessons, again

If interest rates exceed economic growth rates, debt becomes unstable.


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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.


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Governments betting on low interest rates may experience rude awakening

The Trudeau government will run a record budget deficit approaching $400 billion.


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Ottawa and the provinces have a big debt problem

Today’s federal-provincial net debt breaks down to $39,483 of government debt for every man, woman and child in Canada.


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The PBO projects in 2042 Alberta will have more debt relative to the size of its economy than Ontario.