federal government budget

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Both Trudeau and Harper increased size of federal government

In 2018, per person program spending (inflation adjusted) reached $8,869, the highest point in Canadian history.


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Alberta still keeps federal finances afloat

Albertans made a net contribution of more than $20 billion in 2017/18.


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Alberta’s problems hurt Ontario—here’s how

In 2017, Alberta’s net contribution to the federal government was $21.8 billion and Ontario’s was $16.6 billion.


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Trudeau government's 2019 budget full of puzzling contradictions

Overly politicized budgets, particularly budgets seemingly assembled haphazardly, risk producing poor policies.


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Budget 2019 underscores Trudeau government’s economic delusion

Between 2013 and 2017, foreign investment in Canada declined by 55.1 per cent.


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Cash

Federal program spending will reach a projected $321.5 billion next year—up 22.2 per cent since 2015.


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Two fiscal freight trains hurling toward Ottawa

The annual deficit from a recession could increase from its current level of $19 billion to almost $50 billion.