federal government spending

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Federal government poised to pile on more spending and debt

Since 2014/15, federal government debt interest costs have nearly doubled.


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Federal government’s record-breaking spending saddles Canadians with huge debt

By the end of this fiscal year, the federal government will have racked up $591.9 billion in debt since 2015.


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PBO report underscores Ottawa’s irresponsible spending spree

Federal spending in 2023/24 will increase by $5.6 billion more than the government’s previous projection.


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Government spending doesn’t buy happiness

Ottawa's child-care program simply shifted the form of care away from parents’ preference and towards the government-subsidized option.


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Ottawa and Washington wasted many billions during COVID

Overpayment recipients included 1,522 prisoners, 391 dead people and 434 children too young to be eligible.


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No, you won’t tame inflation with more government spending

We’ve seen a steady erosion of per-capita GDP growth and persistent government deficits.


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Debt interest costs threaten sustainability of federal finances

According to forecasts, Ottawa's annual debt interest costs will eclipse $50 billion by 2028.


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Federal government relies on wishful thinking to rationalize deficits

According to forecasts, the federal deficit will eclipse $40 billion this year.