The age of rapid money-printing and low interest rates could come to an end very abruptly.
There are some concerns on the federal budget watchdog's mind.
Good news for the global economy is bad news for borrowers.
The deputy prime minister said she isn’t among those who believe “that deficits don’t matter for a government.”
Finance Minister Rod Phillips said the pandemic has created an "unprecedented health crisis" that required more spending.
Public servants are taking a hit too.
Higher-than-anticipated income-tax revenues made the difference.
A report says the federal budget is on track to be $20.5 billion in the red this fiscal year,
But the former parliamentary budget officer said it was "exciting."