federal debt

10:53AM
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Trudeau sets another record—and not in a good way

Ottawa’s total debt will hit a projected $1.2 trillion in 2019.


3:04PM
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Government debt—the burden on Albertans continues to grow

Alberta’s portion of the federal debt totals approximately $135 billion.


10:50AM
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Morneau seems uninterested in perilous state of federal finances

The federal deficit this year will increase from original budget estimates of $19.8 billion to $26.6 billion.


3:43PM
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Ottawa and the provinces have a big debt problem

Today’s federal-provincial net debt breaks down to $39,483 of government debt for every man, woman and child in Canada.


8:45AM
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Trudeau activist government produces red ink and alienation

Since Justin Trudeau entered office, per-person spending has increased by 17.5 per cent in just four years.


9:45AM
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Canadians will pay for Trudeau government’s red ink

By 2024/25, federal debt is expected to hit $787.4 billion.


3:37PM
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Candidates ignore federal budget on campaign trail

In 2018, federal government spending (per-person inflation-adjusted) reached its highest point in Canadian history.


8:15AM
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Trudeau government spending has increased risk of trouble if recession hits

If the conditions of the 2008-09 recession were repeated, the annual deficit would skyrocket to $120.5 billion.