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8:49AM
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Reality check—the dangers of debt accumulation

Canada's total government debt now equals 107 per cent of GDP.


10:36AM
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Line 5 shutdown would be devastating for Quebecers, Ontarians and the environment
The pipeline carries approximately 540,000 barrels of oil and natural gas liquids to refineries in Ontario.

9:55AM
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Ottawa should wind down massive COVID subsidies to businesses
The program's total budgeted costs for 2020/21 and 2021/22 now stand at $110.6 billion.

3:13PM
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Tax cuts could create 110,000 jobs for Canadians
Several provinces now have top combined income tax rates exceeding 50 per cent.

2:28PM
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Despite Alberta pleas, Trudeau government maintains ‘stabilization’ status quo

The program offset just 3.5 per cent of Alberta’s year-over-year revenue loss.


11:51AM
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Reliance on housing investment creates prosperity mirage in Ontario

The provincial net debt-to-GDP ratio went from about 5 per cent in the 1960s to more than 40 per cent in 2020.


9:14AM
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President Biden’s first 100 days of tax and spend

The president wants more than $2 trillion of new spending over the next decade.


11:41AM
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What are the Trudeau government’s guiding priorities?

The prime minister disbanded the Expenditure Review Committee, which assessed the efficacy of government programs.


12:05PM
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Ford government continues to mirror fiscal approach of its predecessors
Over three years, nominal program spending will increase by a cumulative total of 8.5 per cent.

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