federal deficits

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Interest on federal debt—a growing problem

Interest payments on the federal debt are expected to equal $20.2 billion in 2020/21.


2:16PM
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Government policies hurting—not helping—on several fronts

The Trudeau government projects a $26.6 billion deficit for 2019-20.


11:06AM
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Morneau doubles down on deficit-spending plans

According to current projections, the federal deficit will reach $26.6 billion this year.


3:04PM
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Government debt—the burden on Albertans continues to grow

Alberta’s portion of the federal debt totals approximately $135 billion.


10:58AM
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Ottawa has a big spending problem

Total federal expenditures will grow to a projected $420.5 billion in 2024-25.


8:45AM
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Trudeau activist government produces red ink and alienation

Since Justin Trudeau entered office, per-person spending has increased by 17.5 per cent in just four years.


9:45AM
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Canadians will pay for Trudeau government’s red ink

By 2024/25, federal debt is expected to hit $787.4 billion.


3:37PM
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Candidates ignore federal budget on campaign trail

In 2018, federal government spending (per-person inflation-adjusted) reached its highest point in Canadian history.


4:00PM
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There’s a lot we can’t control—but we can control spending

Federal program spending (per person) hit an estimated $8,869 in 2018, the highest level in Canadian history.