size of government

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Size of government matters for economic growth

Nova Scotia recorded the largest government sector at 61.6 per cent of the economy, more than double the optimal size.


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Throne speech brings bigger government, more fiscal challenges

Ottawa plans to create a national childcare system and introduce more “green” spending initiatives.


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Government getting bigger and bigger in Canada
A growing size of government produces deficit-spending and debt.

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Expanding government won’t help Canada’s recovery

If Prime Minister Trudeau keeps his commitment to no new taxes, borrowing will finance the proposed expansion.


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Size of government matters

In 2018-19, per person federal program spending (adjusted for inflation) reached $8,869.