Freeland to deliver update on federal finances, economic outlook
Look for a full accounting of pandemic spending so far, and the depth of this year’s deficit.
Canada’s drifting fiscal ship needs an anchor
The bottom line is clear: there has to be some limit to borrowing
Alberta to outline $20B plus deficit in fiscal reckoning
Debt expected to rise to almost $77 billion by next spring and to almost $88 billion by 2023.
Tories, NDP at odds over spending as Liberals prepare fiscal snapshot
First public assessment of the economic and financial situation since the pandemic started will include figures for a potential deficit.
Federal economics and fiscal ‘snapshot’ coming July 8: Trudeau
Prime minister said uncertainty from the pandemic makes meaningful forecasts impossible.
Ottawa to soon detail fiscal response to COVID-19 economic shock
Measures rolling out in the coming days to buffer the economy from the sudden shock of the pandemic.