federal government budget

— Mar 1, 2018
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In most countries with universal health care, patients share the cost of treatment—surgical or pharmaceutical.

— Feb 26, 2018
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Trudeau government can keep campaign promise with relatively small spending cut

The reasonable approach to balancing the budget is to find savings and reduce spending—not raise taxes.

— Feb 23, 2018
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Back on Track: How the Federal Liberals Can Deliver Their Promised Balanced Budget by 2019/20

Back on Track: How the Federal Liberals Can Deliver Their Promised Balanced Budget by 2019/20 finds that a modest one per cent reduction in program spending—spread out over two years—would achieve budget balance. Incidentally, since coming into office in 2015, the federal Liberals have increased program spending by 20.1 per cent ($51 billion) in just three years.

— Nov 15, 2016
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Only a small portion of infrastructure spending will go towards building more efficient transportation corridors.
— Oct 20, 2016
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Over the next five years, the federal government will add at least $113 billion in new debt with no plan for a balanced budget.
— Nov 24, 2015
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In an attempt to increase transparency, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made “mandate letters” to his ministers publicly available. These letters are intended to clarify the focus of each minister’s portfolio.