provincial government spending

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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.


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Unexpected influx of revenue does not give provinces licence to spend

Other countries have built health-care systems that perform better than Canada’s at a comparable or lower cost.


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Provinces face precarious fiscal positions—even post-pandemic

Canadians aged 65 or older will comprise nearly 24 per cent of the population by 2040.


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Nova Scotia most government-dominated province in Canada

Government accounted for 61.6 per cent of all economic activity in the province.


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Candidates in Manitoba promise more spending—which is already the problem

The annual cost to service the province's debt has hit $1.1 billion.


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There was an aura of complacency in Queen’s Park as the Ontario government released its update on the state of provincial finances.