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Contrary to what the finance minister says, federal finances are vulnerable

According to recent estimates, the government won’t achieve a balanced budget until 2045.


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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.