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Canada’s economy underperformed during COVID—despite massive debt accumulation

From 2019 to 2021, Canada had the second-highest increase in gross debt as a share of the economy out of 33 countries.


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‘Debt’ decision looms for Ontario’s government

The government projects a budget deficit of $21.5 billion for 2021-22.


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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.


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Throne speech brings bigger government, more fiscal challenges

Ottawa plans to create a national childcare system and introduce more “green” spending initiatives.


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Three recessions tell Ontario’s debt story

In 1990, Ontario’s debt-to-GDP ratio stood at 13 per cent.


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Interest on government debt—a costly problem for the Rock
Provincial interest payments are projected to equal $2,675 for every man, woman and child.