In 2018, the province's net debt represented 43 per cent of the economy.
Ontario and Alberta are projecting budget deficits for years to come.
Between now and 2022/23, Alberta’s per-person debt is projected to grow by 157 per cent.
There are times when a problem can be solved with a small fix and perhaps a little tinkering. And there are times when a big fix or fundamental reform is needed. Quebec’s government finances fall into the latter category.
Premier Couillard's government will table its first budget on June 4 and early signs suggest it's not going to be business as usual.