federal government debt

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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.


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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."


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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.


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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.


8:14AM
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Freeland doubles down despite dismal pre-COVID economic numbers

The Trudeau government ranks last on average total household income growth.


10:30AM
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Federal government’s spending rationale based on misleading debt picture

Canada has the fifth-highest level of total indebtedness (relative to the size of our economy) among 29 industrialized countries.


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Trudeau government spending large on Canada’s credit card

Federal program spending in 2021/22 is $54.4 billion higher than planned in November 2020.