Deficit Canada

Baloney Meter: Did The Tories Really Pay Down $37 Billion In Debt?

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - "When our government first came to power, we worked hard to reduce Canada's substantial federal debt. We did it in short order, by more than ...

Tories' Election Promises Already Impacting The Budget Deficit

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives' pre-election promises targeted at families are already starting to take a toll on the country's books. The ne...

Federal Deficit Half What It Was This Time Last year

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government continues to show progress in its drive to eliminate the deficit by next year, the latest accounting from the Finance ...

Oliver Rejects Proposal To Create 75,000 Jobs

CP | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Joe Oliver is rejecting a recommendation from a report issued by the C.D. Howe Institute that he focus more on creating jo...

Running A Tiny Deficit Could Spell 75,000 Jobs

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Finance Minister Joe Oliver is rejecting a recommendation from a report issued by the C.D. Howe Institute that he focus more on creating jobs...

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...

Wait A Minute..

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The surprising revelation last week that Ottawa is almost $7 billion ahead of schedule for eliminating the deficit is attracting the scrutiny...

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 ...