federal finances

9:36AM
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Trudeau government is all gas and no brake on spending

According to forecasts, federal spending will be $89.2 billion higher than previously projected for 2022/23 and $80.7 billion higher in 2023/24.


10:52AM
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No end in sight for government spending spree across Canada

Residents in all provinces already pay more than $550 per person annually on government debt interest.


4:01PM
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Budget 2022 fails to get federal finances back on track

The projected federal deficit for 2022/23 could have been reduced by more than 42 per cent had the government stuck to last spring's spending plan.


9:34AM
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Three things Canadians should look for in upcoming federal budget

Cutting regulatory red tape and removing internal trade barriers could help boost improve economic performance.


9:26AM
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Ottawa’s spending problem predates COVID

Federal net debt will reach a projected $1.3 trillion in 2021/22.


7:44AM
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Ottawa’s spending spree comes with huge costs

The national debt will reach a projected $2 trillion by 2025-26.


4:22PM
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Federal finances improve marginally, but the Trudeau government ignores risks  Federal finances improve marginally, but the Trudeau government ignores risks

According to the update, the government will continue to spend well in excess of projected revenues.