federal budget

12:33PM
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Trudeau vs. Biden—transparency and budget honesty
Nearly 60 per cent of the Liberal infrastructure spending was on “green” and “social” projects.

12:08PM
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Federal Budget 2021—a preview of what you won’t see

At 79 per cent, Canada had the fastest growth in its debt-to-GDP ratio in the G-7.


9:10AM
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Spending reductions—not tax increases—key to economic recovery and budget balance
According to current projections, the federal government will not balance the budget until 2050.

11:36AM
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Alberta’s woes threaten Canada’s finances from coast to coast

Ottawa annually pocketed $22 billion more in revenue from Alberta than it spent in the province.


9:58AM
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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.


9:25AM
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Trudeau government must chart credible plan to balance federal budget

Ottawa expects the federal deficit to reach $381.6 billion in 2020/21.


3:49PM
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Making sense of Canada’s $381.6 billion federal budget deficit

Eliminating the entire equalization program this year would reduce the federal deficit by only 5.4 per cent.


10:43AM
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Trudeau government’s approach to federal finances anything but ‘prudent’

Up to $22.3 billion of income stabilization spending was likely wasted or poorly targeted.


6:21PM
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Trudeau government continues to dodge democratic accountability

This government has not released a long-term forecast of spending, taxation and borrowing since 2018.