Prosperity on a per-person basis has been stagnant since the mid-2010s.
Many economists warn about ballooning budget deficits and the potential for higher interest rates in the future.
Canada's total government debt now equals 107 per cent of GDP.
Federal government spending is expected to increase by more than 68 per cent in 2020-21.
Overspending in the United States causes market forces to appreciate the dollar exchange rate.
Statistics Canada is paying people to gather data on the current price of weed.