debt and deficit canada

How will the Trudeau government handle challenging economic environment in 2016?

Even the prospect of small deficits relative to GDP may generate substantial investor uncertainty in an environment where interest rates are on the way up.

Canada’s evolving federal fiscal balance: How big will the deficit be?

The federal government’s projected fiscal balance has gone from a $4.3 billion surplus to a budget deficit that could be as large as $25 billion.

What the latest research says about government debt and economic growth

As Canadian governments struggle with budget deficits and mounting debt, it's important to recognize the potential long-term negative consequences of debt.

Federal deficits in Canada: another view

The current election campaign has seen a lot of attention focused on balancing the federal budget and the size of the federal deficit. Perhaps some historical perspective will better inform the debate.