Canadian Deficit

Seems They're Having A Bit Of A Disagreement

CBC | Posted 01.16.2013 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper seemed to part ways slightly from Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, who said earlier this week that the federal budget won'...

Keeping Canada Away From the Fiscal Cliff

Gregory Thomas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Gregory Thomas

When Canada's annual budget deficit came in bigger than expected at $26.2 billion recently, the news didn't spark a sell-off in the markets or an emergency debate in parliament. But that doesn't mean Canadians should be complacent about balancing the budget. As taxpayers, we need to keep our politicians focused controlling costs, keeping taxes affordable, and balancing budgets -- the straight and narrow path that leads us far away from the fiscal cliff.

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 job market. ...

Greying Canadians To Cause Big Budget Shortfalls: Watchdog

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada is facing a permanent fiscal shortfall of $46 billion in today's dollars that will only get worse in future if not tackled, the countr...