federal government debt

2:16PM
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Government policies hurting—not helping—on several fronts

The Trudeau government projects a $26.6 billion deficit for 2019-20.


10:53AM
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Trudeau sets another record—and not in a good way

Ottawa’s total debt will hit a projected $1.2 trillion in 2019.


3:04PM
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Government debt—the burden on Albertans continues to grow

Alberta’s portion of the federal debt totals approximately $135 billion.


10:50AM
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Morneau seems uninterested in perilous state of federal finances

The federal deficit this year will increase from original budget estimates of $19.8 billion to $26.6 billion.


3:43PM
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Ottawa and the provinces have a big debt problem

Today’s federal-provincial net debt breaks down to $39,483 of government debt for every man, woman and child in Canada.


9:27AM
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Federal spending reaches highest level in Canadian history

The Trudeau government's per-person spending is expected to reach $9,066.


9:55AM
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More bad news for federal finances—even worse if recession hits

The deficit is now pegged at $26.6 billion for 2019/20—$6.8 billion more than originally planned in last spring's budget.


10:58AM
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Ottawa has a big spending problem

Total federal expenditures will grow to a projected $420.5 billion in 2024-25.