federal government spending

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Minister McKenna should re-consider plans for stimulus

Evidence suggests that a 1.0 percentage point increase in spending produces a 0.75 percentage point drop in economic growth.


11:19AM
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Any credible plan to fix federal finances must address pre-COVID spending

Indigenous and Northern Affairs represented the largest share of federal program spending growth.


12:16PM
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The finance minister said what? Part 5

The Trudeau government ran consistent deficits and accumulated significant debt over its first four years in office.


11:49AM
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Trudeau government should provide fiscal projections to Canadians

The CERB is now estimated to cost $61.1 billion compared to the original estimate of $40.6 billion.


10:57AM
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Trudeau government should provide fiscal update—now
More than 8 million applicants successfully applied for the CERB.