federal government spending

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Cash

Federal program spending will reach a projected $321.5 billion next year—up 22.2 per cent since 2015.


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Two fiscal freight trains hurling toward Ottawa

The annual deficit from a recession could increase from its current level of $19 billion to almost $50 billion.


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Federal infrastructure spending—a mess of delays and misguided priorities

Only 10.6 per cent of the nearly $100 billion in new infrastructure spending is for trade and transportation.


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The budget proposes cumulative deficits totalling $72.8 billion over the government’s first mandate.

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This $51 billion increase in spending represents total growth of 20.1 per cent in just three years.