federal government debt

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Ottawa’s appetite for spending continues to grow

For April and May of this year, federal government program spending increased by $6.3 billion.

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Alberta’s economic health remains a matter of national importance

The federal deficit was approximately $19 billion in both 2016/17 and 2017/18.

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Mr. Prime Minister, the good times won’t last forever

The 2018-19 federal deficit will be $800 million higher than projected in the government’s budget.

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Prime Minister Trudeau cements his ‘debt’ legacy

Canada’s gross debt will increase this year by almost $120 billion.

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Spending, not lack of revenue, driving Ottawa’s red ink

All the estimates converge to a federal deficit of more than $12 billion by 2022-23.