The total federal/provincial government debt is due to increase by $86 billion in 2022/23.
total tax burden
The growth of capital investment in Canada slowed substantially from 2005 to 2018 compared to earlier periods.
Since forming government, the Liberals have announced several tax hikes and more may be on the way.
No one really thinks we should abolish all taxes. After all, how would governments fund important public services that form the foundation of our economy? Think of services like protecting property, building infrastructure, upholding the legal system, to name a few. The real debate is about the amount of taxes that governments extract from us given the services we get in return.