Deficit Canada

Feds Post $941-Million Deficit For October

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Business

Ottawa's fiscal monitor says the improvement was boosted by higher personal income tax and Goods and Services Tax revenues.

Deficits Will Be Billions Larger Than 'Optimistic' Forecasts, PBO Warns

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Canada's budget watchdog says the federal government's medium-term deficits will likely be billions of dollars higher than what was pre...

$2.3 Billion In The Red: Canada Swings Back To Deficit In August

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The federal government ran a deficit of $2.3 billion in August, according to the Finance Department's monthly fiscal monitor. The result c...

Ottawa's Economic Policy Mix Makes No Sense, Economists Say

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Imagine a Calgary Stampede chuckwagon team pulling in two directions at once. As the three federal party leaders gather in Calgary for ...

Ottawa Faces $5-Billion Shortfall Next Year: National Bank

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Business

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper was on the campaign trail Thursday touting what his government is calling a return to balanced budgets, but a new f...

Did Harper Really Run 8 Straight Deficits?

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — "Despite Stephen Harper's promise of balanced budgets, he has run eight straight deficits..." — Liberal Party news release distributed...

Federal Deficit Keeps Shrinking

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Ottawa ran a deficit of $3 billion in March compared with a deficit of nearly $6.7 billion in the same month last year as federal government ...

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

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2015 | 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 ...