Canada Public Debt

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...

Tories Likely To Concede They Won't Make Balanced Budget Target

CP | Julian Beltrame and Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada Business

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty conceded Tuesday he won't be able to balance the federal budget in four years as promised, but he moved to lighten the l...

Rachel Mendleson

Canada's Aging Population May Create $67-Billion Annual Budget Hole: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Business

There is no shortage of ominous characterizations for the demographic shift currently underway in Canada. Often described as a “grey wave” or a ...

Rachel Mendleson

Canada Risks Ending Up On 'Road To Greece' Business Group Warns

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada Business

Canada's combined federal and provincial net debt will pass $1.1 trillion at 11 p.m. ET on October 3, according to a recent calculation. But while som...

Canada Clocks Smaller Budget Deficit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government posted a $2.2-billion deficit for June, down from a $2.8-billion shortfall in 2010 as revenue grew faster than spendin...