Twenty-two GTHA municipalities increased per-person spending between 2009 and 2019.
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Burnaby allocated the highest share of spending to parks and recreation.
From 2008/09 to 2020/21, the province's net financial position deteriorated by almost $100 billion.
Nineteen of the region's 26 municipalities spent more than 60 per cent of their budgets on employee compensation and contracted services.
If the provinces increased provincial spending, they’d either have to raise taxes or run larger budget deficits.
Governments often spend money today but promise more discipline in the future.
Government policies and regulations have created an environment hostile to research and innovation.
Resource revenues are set to increase substantially.
Government spending in Nova Scotia encompassed 60.2 per cent of the economy.
There's a clear imbalance between health-care spending and performance in Canada.