During the Trudeau period, business investment actually declined by 0.2 per cent.
federal government spending
Provincial transfers represented about 21 per cent of federal spending, up from 13 per cent in 1997.
In 2021/22, federal program spending is projected to increase by roughly $51.0 billion.
The prime minister’s mandate letter raised the idea of taxing "extreme wealth inequality.”
Federal program spending in 2021/22 is $54.4 billion higher than planned in November 2020.