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2:23PM
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Trudeau government poised to embrace much more federal debt

This year's federal budget deficit will reach a projected $381 billion.


10:32AM
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Tax reform should play crucial role in COVID recovery

Canada has the seventh-highest top combined personal income tax rate in the OECD.


9:33AM
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Federal and provincial government debt mounting quickly in Canada

Ontarians carry the second-largest combined government debt burden among Canadians.


10:23AM
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Trudeau government wage subsidy program likely not worth the price tag

This fiscal year, the wage subsidy program will cost $4,100 per member of the Canadian workforce.


10:57AM
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Investors souring on Nova Scotia’s oil and gas sector

Last year was the first in at least 25 years that the province derived no revenue from petroleum royalties.


11:55AM
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Governments betting on low interest rates may experience rude awakening

The Trudeau government will run a record budget deficit approaching $400 billion.


9:58AM
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To fulfill Trudeau’s latest fiscal promise, spring budget must chart path to budget balance

The Liberals ran three years of deficits totalling $51.9 billion, more than double the amount promised during the campaign.


3:23PM
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National pharmacare poll ignores fiscal reality and alternative plans

Every province already offers drug coverage to social assistance recipients at low or no cost.


10:09AM
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Despite spending hundreds of billions during COVID, we seem to have little to show for it

Governments in Canada are experts at imposing rules and regulations rather than incentives.


11:54AM
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Heavy reliance on Ottawa puts Atlantic Canada’s finances at risk

The three Maritime provinces rely more heavily on federal transfers than any other province.


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