federal government budget

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Proclaiming your government ‘fiscally responsible’ does not make it so

According to projections, this federal government will possess the eight highest levels of per-person spending in Canadian history.


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Federal government should cut taxes in upcoming budget to spur economic growth

From 2013 to 2022, per-person economic growth—a broad measure of living standards—was at its lowest rate since the Great Depression.


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It’s time for an honest conversation about the costs of new federal programs

Support for government-funded pharmacare, dental care and daycare plummeted to well below 50 per cent if the programs are paid for by tax hikes.


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Federal government should listen to Canadians and restrain spending in upcoming budget

In 2023/24, interest costs on federal government debt will reach a projected $46.5 billion.


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Balance budget within reach—if Ottawa restrains spending

Since 2014/15, annual federal program spending has increased by $193.6 billion—or 75.5 per cent.


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Federal government poised to miss another self-imposed fiscal target

These deficits have fuelled an $867.2 billion increase in gross federal debt from 2014/15 to 2022/23.


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Federal government will likely violate another self-imposed fiscal rule

The inability to control spending remains the primary reason for Ottawa's string of deficits.


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Insights from a Discussion Between Titans

The top 10 per cent earned 29.1 per cent of all income but paid 35.8 per cent of the total tax burden.