federal government debt

8:59AM
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Ottawa continues to mislead about government indebtedness

Only seven industrialized countries had higher levels of government indebtedness than Canada.


8:00AM
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Fiscal sustainability—a good New Year’s resolution

Alberta, Saskatchewan and Newfoundland require the most policy action to correct their unsustainable fiscal trajectories.


11:57AM
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Leaving 2021—was debt binge a blip or a sea change

Prudent fiscal management means working quickly to return to pre-recession debt levels.


4:22PM
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Federal finances improve marginally, but the Trudeau government ignores risks  Federal finances improve marginally, but the Trudeau government ignores risks

According to the update, the government will continue to spend well in excess of projected revenues.


3:34PM
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Throne speech exposes Trudeau government’s economic ignorance

Despite the dismal state of federal finances, the speech did not include the terms “deficit” or “debt."


2:12PM
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Trudeau’s record-high spending hasn’t translated into strong economic growth

During the Trudeau period, business investment actually declined by 0.2 per cent.


2:22PM
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New Federal Government Cannot Continue the Debt Binge
The new Liberal minority government should develop a credible plan to balance the budget and stop debt accumulation.

11:41AM
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Federal debt accumulation will disproportionately burden younger Canadians

Over a two-year span, Ottawa is expected to add more than $500 billion in federal debt.


8:48AM
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Trudeau rhetoric can’t change Canada’s fiscal reality

Due to federal tax changes, 61 per cent of low-income families face higher personal income taxes.