federal debt

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Deficit spending not a free lunch—it’s a bill to future taxpayers

Currently, the annual interest paid on Canada’s federal debt is $26.3 billion.

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Federal infrastructure spending—a mess of delays and misguided priorities

Only 10.6 per cent of the nearly $100 billion in new infrastructure spending is for trade and transportation.

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Economists and media fuel confusion on Canada’s economy and economic policy

Statistics Canada’s August economic growth numbers show that the economy contracted.

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From 2007 and 2015, Alberta contributed $188.6 billion more in taxes to Ottawa than it received in transfers or federal programs.

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Over the past 26 years, government-sector debt in Canada has grown to more than $2.5 trillion.