interest rates

9:10AM
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Provinces accept federal money at their peril

Rising interest rates will put additional pressure on federal finances.


10:26AM
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Outlook for interest rates remains uncertain while governments rack up more debt

By 2028, the federal government will add a projected $131.8 billion in debt.


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Bank of Canada must stay aggressive to tame inflation

Ottawa is spending nearly one-third more than it was in 2019 before the pandemic.


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The fiscal cost of debt-financed government spending

Government borrowing crowds out private investment and lowers the economy’s productive potential.


9:52AM
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New Brunswick government should reduce spending to solidify provincial finances

With interest rates rising, it's all the more important for governments to carefully manage money.


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Bank of Canada rate hike may be too little too late

Ramping up interest rates at this juncture places more of the burden of fighting inflation on consumers.