budget balance

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Balance budget within reach—if Ottawa restrains spending

Since 2014/15, annual federal program spending has increased by $193.6 billion—or 75.5 per cent.

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Government debt and inflation—Ottawa continues to mislead

If the federal government reduced spending, it could help lower inflation and limit the increase in interest rates.

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To fulfill Trudeau’s latest fiscal promise, spring budget must chart path to budget balance

The Liberals ran three years of deficits totalling $51.9 billion, more than double the amount promised during the campaign.