Even the prospect of small deficits relative to GDP may generate substantial investor uncertainty in an environment where interest rates are on the way up.
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Interest rates are low because of demographics; an aging population of savers creates a borrower's market
The Bank of Canada apparently surprised the chattering classes and everybody else this week by dropping its benchmark interest rate.
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When the federal government faced a growing debt problem in the late 1980s, then Opposition finance critic Paul Martin was initially skeptical about cutting spending.
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