Budget Deficit Canada

Provinces With Biggest Spending Problems Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada Business

Provincial governments in the Prairies are the worst chronic overspenders in Canada when it comes to delivering what they promise in their budgets, an...

Deficit Shrinks As Feds Rake It In

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Ottawa ran a deficit of $614 million in November, smaller than a $1.7-billion shortfall in the same month a year earlier.The monthly fiscal m...

Ottawa's Deficit Hanging In There

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government ran a deficit of $2.5 billion in October, unchanged from the same month last year.The monthly fiscal monitor said Mond...

Ripping You Off On EI Is Not How I'll Balance The Budget

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada Business

MARKHAM, Ont. - Federal finance Minister Jim Flaherty is denying a federal watchdog analysis that says he's using high EI premiums to beef up his expe...

Feds To Take 'Significant' Hit From Weakening Economy: Flaherty

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government will take a "significant" hit from Canada's weaker economic growth prospects, but will still be able to balance the bo...

Canada To Hit Major Debt Milestone Tomorrow

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The country is about to pass a red-ink milestone that the Canadian Taxpayers Federation says is completely unnecessary. The national debt ...

Ottawa's Deep Spending Cuts Unnecessary, Ratings Agencies Say

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.14.2012 | Canada Business

The federal government doesn’t need to ramp up spending cuts, and implementing them could harm Canada’s economy as it struggles with weak global d...

Ottawa Ahead Of Schedule On Deficit Reduction

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government is well ahead of schedule in reducing the size of the deficit, even as it is preparing to cut back on pensions and the...

Tories Won't Pay Price For Delaying Balanced Budgets: Poll

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government appears to be getting a free pass from Canadians for backtracking on a key campaign promise to balance the federal budg...