The effects of a recession could set off a debt “doom loop” with the debt ratio spiralling upward.
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Only 39 per cent of Australians support a broad-based increase in personal income taxes.
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Federal and provincial government debt has nearly doubled from $1.1 trillion in 2007/08 to $2.1 trillion in 2022/23.
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Ottawa has a long history of overpromising and underdelivering on program promises.
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Since 2015, the federal government has run eight consecutive deficits.
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Ottawa apparently gave nearly $10 billion to businesses that did not need the money.
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The auditor general found that $4.6 billion in payments for programs such as CERB were made to individuals who were ineligible.