Government support for national airplane producers can come at a great cost.
government spending canada
Only 10.6% of Ottawa's nearly $100 billion in new infrastructure spending is for trade and transportation
In Canada, total government spending—more than 40 per cent of GDP—is much higher than empirical evidence shows to be optimal.
Study found that PR countries tend to finance extra spending by running larger deficits.
Government-sector workers in Canada retire 2.3 years earlier, on average, than private-sector workers.
Study examines how fiscal policies aimed at reducing government deficits affect the economy.
The recent federal and Ontario budgets produced a plethora of headlines about how the public sector should brace for changes to its costly pension deals. The dramatic language was in part provoked by lines like this from the Ontario budget: Pension costs are one of the fastest-growing line items and the status quo is not an option.