Canada Federal Deficit

$1.1-BILLION SURPLUS

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government recorded a massive surplus in December, the first since last June and the largest one-month windfall since the recessi...

Alberta Floods Not Kind To Ottawa

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - The federal deficit ballooned to an outsized $3.8-billion September —one of the biggest monthly shortfalls in years — but a large chunk o...

Up Goes Our Deficit

CP | Julian Beltrame and Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2013 | Canada Business

The Harper government has pushed back its target date for eliminating the deficit by one year, leaving open the possibility it won't be able to fulfil...

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...

Federal Government To Cut Faster, Deeper

CBC | Posted 03.10.2012 | Canada Politics

The federal government is accelerating and deepening its plans to eliminate the deficit despite slow growth projections and a lacklustre ...

Tories Keep Missing Deficit Targets Without Having To Pay Political Price

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - It was the surprising showcase campaign promise of the Conservative election bid just six months ago.The federal deficit would be eliminated ...