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Interest on government debt—a costly problem for the Rock

Authors: Jake FussAlex Whalen Provincial interest payments are projected to equal $2,675 for every man, woman and child.Read more about Interest on government debt—a costly problem for the Rock Tags:  debt-to-GDP-ratio federal govern...

Atlantic Canadians carry large government debt burden

Authors: Jake FussAlex Whalen Newfoundland and Labrador has the highest per-person total government debt among the provinces at $48,478. Read more about Atlantic Canadians carry large government debt burden Tags:  debt to GDP ratio PB...

Ontario teachers should shoulder greater share of strike pain

Author: Derek J. Allison The province's base education budget is scheduled to increase by 2.5 per cent this year. Read more about Ontario teachers should shoulder greater share of strike pain Tags:  teachers strike teachers' strike on...

B.C. Budget adds debt while making the province less competitive

Authors: Jake FussMilagros Palacios The province’s top marginal PIT rate will increase from 16.8 per cent to 20.5 per cent. Read more about B.C. Budget adds debt while making the province less competitive Tags:  income tax rates bc ...

Government policies hurting—not helping—on several fronts

Author: Livio Di Matteo The Trudeau government projects a $26.6 billion deficit for 2019-20. Read more about Government policies hurting—not helping—on several fronts Tags:  federal government budget federal government debt federa...