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Federal government’s OAS increase typifies bad policy

The government expects to borrow $331.9 billion over the next five years, bringing the national debt to at least $1.5 trillion.


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Guaranteed annual income program could cost $465 billion per year

Bill C-273 calls on the federal finance minister to assess a potential guaranteed annual income in Canada.


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Throne speech may offer fundamental choice to parents about Canada’s future

Borrowing costs could increase without interest rates changing if lenders believe Canada is becoming a bigger credit risk.


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Guaranteed annual income—the challenges of implementation

The fundamental idea is for government to ensure a minimum annual income for all Canadians.


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Trudeau government COVID assistance lacks proper targeting

The one-time payment to seniors will cost an estimated $2.5 billion.


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History of government difficulty in writing cheques to Canadians

The auditor general noted there were 3.8 million more social insurance numbers for Canadians 20 years and older than actual people in that age group.