This year, Ontario is projected to run its eighth consecutive budget deficit, which will be approximately $7.5 billion.
Government Spending & Taxes
Interest payments are Ontario’s fastest growing expense—faster than health and education spending growth
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has reiterated her government’s commitment to push ahead with a provincial pension plan.
The federal government may speed up spending on infrastructure projects in Alberta and Saskatchewan.
With budget season on the horizon, the headlines may mask the magnitude of growth in government debt.
The best way to help Alberta’s economy is to enhance the province's competitiveness and attractiveness for investment and entrepreneurship.
Prime Minister Trudeau recently said that infrastructure spending is “the key” to kick-starting Canada’s economy.
Trying to stimulate other sectors of the economy so their increased output will balance off the loss in energy will simply build in future problems of maladjustment in these industries.
William Watson: Is sustainable energy really sustainable? Not if you count fiscal sustainability, too.
The Green Party opposes the Nova Scotia government’s apparent plan to back the re-opening of the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton.
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