government spending

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Ottawa’s red ink leaves little room for defence spending commitments

The federal government wants Canada’s military to cut $1 billion from its budget.


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Young Americans support abstract and unworkable socialism

Only 32 per cent of Americans define socialism as government taking control of companies and industries.


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At every opportunity, the government has spent unexpected revenue windfalls.

At every opportunity, the government has spent unexpected revenue windfalls.


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Nova Scotia should follow New Brunswick’s lead and restrain spending in upcoming budget

At last update, the province’s budget deficit was $440 million for 2021-22.


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Liberal/NDP pact promises ever higher federal spending

The NDP election platform called for per-person spending to reach $11,446 in 2022/23.


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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.