federal debt

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Trudeau rhetoric can’t change Canada’s fiscal reality

Due to federal tax changes, 61 per cent of low-income families face higher personal income taxes.


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Freeland doubles down despite dismal pre-COVID economic numbers

The Trudeau government ranks last on average total household income growth.


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Federal government’s spending rationale based on misleading debt picture

Canada has the fifth-highest level of total indebtedness (relative to the size of our economy) among 29 industrialized countries.


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Reality check—the dangers of debt accumulation

Canada's total government debt now equals 107 per cent of GDP.


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Trudeau government spending large on Canada’s credit card

Federal program spending in 2021/22 is $54.4 billion higher than planned in November 2020.


4:25PM
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Federal budget lacks realistic recovery plan despite all the red ink

The federal debt-to-GDP ratio will reach 51.2 per cent, the highest level since 1999.


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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.