government spending

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Federal program spending is planned to reach $313.7 billion this year—that’s a 23.5 per cent increase since 2015.


10:14AM
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Now that sick days are use-it-or-lose-it, it’s much more rational to take the day at home instead.


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As the economic role of government expanded in 20th century Canada, governments lost sight of the law of diminishing returns.


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Most of us have deep affection for certain places, but for a business, such emotionalism is pure self-indulgence.


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Often, First Nations people receive certain benefits for so long they treat them as entitlements.


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In the last 37 fiscal years, the province has only posted seven budget surpluses.


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The province is expected to run a $192 million deficit in 2017-18.