From 2000 to 2016, the federal government’s core departments and separate agencies have seen employment grow by more than 22 per cent.
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Government-sector workers in Canada retire 2.3 years earlier, on average, than private-sector workers.
Only a small portion of infrastructure spending will go towards building more efficient transportation corridors.
Over the next five years, the federal government will add at least $113 billion in new debt with no plan for a balanced budget.
Ottawa has hiked taxes on Canada’s most skilled and educated workers.
The federal government has increased spending by 7.6 per cent this year alone.
The new Canada Child Benefit program, and the expansion of the CPP, may hurt middle-income Canadians.