federal government budget

8:23AM
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Canadians bear burden of higher spending by federal government

According to the budget, federal spending will reach $434.3 billion this year, more than a two-thirds increase in less than a decade.


7:00AM
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Government debt and inflation—Ottawa continues to mislead

If the federal government reduced spending, it could help lower inflation and limit the increase in interest rates.


8:22AM
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COVID-style deficits now completely misguided

The Ontario government projects a $19.9 billion deficit this year and continued deficits until 2027-28.


10:52AM
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No end in sight for government spending spree across Canada

Residents in all provinces already pay more than $550 per person annually on government debt interest.


11:42AM
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Important oversights from Budget 2022

The projected federal deficit in 2022-23 is 34 per cent higher than the deficit in 2019-20.


9:06AM
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Federal budget gives us more Ottawa when we needed less

Higher government spending will lead to higher taxes and lower rates of economic growth.


4:01PM
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Budget 2022 fails to get federal finances back on track

The projected federal deficit for 2022/23 could have been reduced by more than 42 per cent had the government stuck to last spring's spending plan.


3:56PM
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Upcoming federal budget—get ready for massive spending increase

Canada's productivity growth and levels of business investment have been lacklustre for decades.