There’s nothing peculiar about letter delivery, trains, television and radio programs, or alcohol sales that justifies governmental operation.
Parents who prefer informal daycare are excluded from the federal child care program.
This year the federal government expects to spend $52.8 billion more than it has in revenues.
The national daycare program will cost an estimated $7.9 billion annually by 2025/26.
When linked to a GST hike, support for a national prescription drug program falls from 79 per cent to 40 per cent.
In 2021/22, federal program spending is projected to increase by roughly $51.0 billion.
From 2016 to 2019, Canada saw relatively low rates of growth in incomes and private-sector job creation.
A basic income program will disincentivize work and may not alleviate poverty.
Ottawa ran budget deficits worth a total of $94.1 billion from 2015/16 to 2019/20.