Federal spending dangerously near record Canadian levels
Increasing the size and role of government comes with larger deficits, mounting debt and/or tax increases.
Liberals close to decision on how to spend $800M earmarked for innovation
Money will be used to to support “innovation networks and clusters” to help budding companies scale up significantly.
Liberal spending estimates short $2.5B on infrastructure: budget office
Spending estimates for the next 12 months were supposed to include $8 billion in new spending.
Senate committee slams Liberal infrastructure spending
Committee alleges the only metrics used to measure spending focus on money going out the door rather than what the money is buying.
Ottawa’s budget balancing act to restrict growth, job creation: PBO
Economy likely to advance by 2.1% this year and remain above potential growth rate until 2018.