federal government spending

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Prime Minister Trudeau cements his ‘debt’ legacy

Canada’s gross debt will increase this year by almost $120 billion.


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Trudeau government's 2019 budget full of puzzling contradictions

Overly politicized budgets, particularly budgets seemingly assembled haphazardly, risk producing poor policies.


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Budget 2019 underscores Trudeau government’s economic delusion

Between 2013 and 2017, foreign investment in Canada declined by 55.1 per cent.


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Size of government matters

In 2018-19, per person federal program spending (adjusted for inflation) reached $8,869.


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Spending, not lack of revenue, driving Ottawa’s red ink

All the estimates converge to a federal deficit of more than $12 billion by 2022-23.


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A brief walk through history—government spending by prime minister

Per-person spending levels reached $8,639 in 2018 under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau—only $72 short of the all-time high.