federal government debt

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Trudeau government is all gas and no brake on spending

According to forecasts, federal spending will be $89.2 billion higher than previously projected for 2022/23 and $80.7 billion higher in 2023/24.


10:43AM
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Government spending—there’s no such thing as a free lunch

According to projections, the federal debt will reach nearly $2 trillion in 2026-27.


3:49PM
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Don’t blame COVID for Ottawa’s record-high debt levels

This year's federal per-person debt level is more than 25 per cent higher than in 2019.


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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.


1:45PM
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Canada’s economy underperformed during COVID—despite massive debt accumulation

From 2019 to 2021, Canada had the second-highest increase in gross debt as a share of the economy out of 33 countries.


1:32PM
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Ottawa’s unnecessary deficit-spending hurts economic growth

So-called "stimulus spending" displaces future private spending and reduces future economic growth.