National Newswatch

Ottawa must exercise more control over borrowing and spending

Jul 27 2021 — Jake Fuss — During the pandemic, government budget deficits have grown substantially across Canada—at a time when interest costs are at historical lows. If interest costs return to the slightly higher levels of 2019, deficits would increase by billions for governments across the country. And yet, several governments (including the Trudeau government) show little concern over their high […]