Fraser Forum

Government Spending & Taxes

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Over the last 50 years, federal spending has increased about twice as fast for First Nations people compared to the average Canadian.


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There is very little to feel reassured about when it comes to Ontario finance minister Charles Sousa’s latest budget.


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Researchers have found that the cost of improving household efficiency is more than twice the value of the energy savings.


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The Wynne government estimates it will add $11.5 billion in net debt in 2015/16.


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Provincial program spending between 2004/05 and 2014/15 increased by nearly 100 per cent.


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Province’s net financial position could decrease by another $14 billion in 2016/17, making it a net debtor province.


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If interest rates rise faster than expected, Ontario’s annual debt interest payments could increase by up to $857 million in 2017/18.


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Ontario has run a budget deficit every year during Premier Wynne's time in office.

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The Ontario government's fiscal projections assume revenues will grow faster than spending, when the opposite has often been the case.

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To eliminate the deficit, Alberta's government should restrain spending.


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