debt interest

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Future generations of Canadians will pay for today’s deficit spending

The federal government projects a $52.8 billion budget deficit for 2022/23.


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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.


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Deficits for 50 years—a plan fraught with risks and consequences

The Trudeau government plans to implement new spending programs including national childcare and pharmacare.


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Interest on federal debt—a growing problem

Interest payments on the federal debt are expected to equal $20.2 billion in 2020/21.


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Rising debt interest costs further threaten Alberta finances

By 2023/24, debt interest will consume 6.6 per cent of all provincial revenues.


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Alberta’s government debt interest costs continue to soar

According to budget forecasts, debt interest payments will reach $3.3 billion by 2023/24.


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The evolution of federal debt interest costs in Canada

The federal government has seemingly ditched the debt-averse approach that largely prevailed in Ottawa since the mid-1980s.