On health-care wait times, Canada consistently ranks lowest among comparable countries with universal health care.
The NDP has been the most transparent by clearly stating it would introduce a host of tax hikes.
Provincial transfers represented about 21 per cent of federal spending, up from 13 per cent in 1997.
In 2021/22, federal program spending is projected to increase by roughly $51.0 billion.
The prime minister’s mandate letter raised the idea of taxing "extreme wealth inequality.”
Federal program spending in 2021/22 is $54.4 billion higher than planned in November 2020.
The government says $101 billion in stimulus spending is required for “sustained economic recovery.”
The federal debt-to-GDP ratio will reach 51.2 per cent, the highest level since 1999.