The likelihood of program spending remaining within the government’s projections would require a degree of spending control that we have not seen since 2014-15.
In our inaugural Hub Dialogue, Howard Anglin and Sean Speer debate whether Canadians should be optimistic about Canada’s future or cheerfully pessimistic.
When the Liberal government came to power, it quickly tried to shift the focus away from deficits and onto the debt-to-GDP ratio.
Seventy-five percent of respondents reported they are uneasy with the prospect of China becoming the next global superpower, according to survey data conducted by Public Square and Maru/Blue and provided exclusively to The Hub.
By 2025, Canada’s federal debt may increase by roughly $716 billion — nearly double our pre-COVID level. And 2020 and 2021 alone account for over $520 billion of that. With such staggering sums, it’s natural to wonder what this means for the future.
Within minutes of the federal budget being tabled on Monday, the opposition Conservatives were referring to it as an election platform, rather than a dry accounting of the nation’s finances.…
Seventy-three percent of respondents strongly agree that ‘society is coming apart.’