federal spending

10:52AM
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No end in sight for government spending spree across Canada

Residents in all provinces already pay more than $550 per person annually on government debt interest.


8:58AM
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Scant support for Ottawa’s big plans—if they include tax hikes

When linked to a GST hike, support for a national prescription drug program falls from 79 per cent to 40 per cent.


11:27AM
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Ottawa must be transparent about real cost of carbon tax

According to the PBO, 60 per cent of households in Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Manitoba will pay more in carbon taxes than what they receive in rebates.


11:42AM
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Important oversights from Budget 2022

The projected federal deficit in 2022-23 is 34 per cent higher than the deficit in 2019-20.


9:34AM
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Three things Canadians should look for in upcoming federal budget

Cutting regulatory red tape and removing internal trade barriers could help boost improve economic performance.


3:56PM
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Upcoming federal budget—get ready for massive spending increase

Canada's productivity growth and levels of business investment have been lacklustre for decades.


5:00AM
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Rules of the game matter, even in politics

Rules that impose mandatory fiscal discipline help produce better and more responsible fiscal outcomes.