Statistics Canada’s August economic growth numbers show that the economy contracted.
About 40 per cent of federal revenue comes from Ontario.
Trudeau expected to increase per-person federal debt by 5 per cent by 2019.
From 2007 and 2015, Alberta contributed $188.6 billion more in taxes to Ottawa than it received in transfers or federal programs.
Over the past 26 years, government-sector debt in Canada has grown to more than $2.5 trillion.