According to current projections, the federal deficit will reach $26.6 billion this year.
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Ottawa’s total debt will hit a projected $1.2 trillion in 2019.
The federal deficit this year will increase from original budget estimates of $19.8 billion to $26.6 billion.
The Trudeau government's per-person spending is expected to reach $9,066.
The federal debt-to-GDP ratio increased from 30.8 per cent to 31.0 per cent.
Program spending could grow by nearly $50 billion in just five years
Since Justin Trudeau entered office, per-person spending has increased by 17.5 per cent in just four years.