Ontario entered this recession with an already elevated government debt burden.
The Trudeau government ran consistent deficits and accumulated significant debt over its first four years in office.
This year's federal budget deficit will be an estimated $343.2 billion.
The national debt is approaching $1 trillion.
According to forecasts, Canadian economic growth for 2020 will shrink by more than 12 per cent.
Ottawa raised personal income tax rates on Canadian workers.
Newfoundland and Labrador has the highest per-person total government debt among the provinces at $48,478.
Ottawa is expected to spend $24.4 billion on federal government debt interest costs in 2019/20.
The Trudeau government projects a $26.6 billion deficit for 2019-20.