OPINION: Feds smash spending record, must right country’s fiscal ship

Article Link: https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-feds-smash-spending-record-must-right-countrys-fiscal-ship

Discussion posted by: IRWeasel

The federal deficit — that is, the amount of government spending in excess of government revenues this year — is now estimated at more than $250 billion and counting. The sticker shock has many Canadians increasingly concerned about Ottawa’s finances, which require spending restraint and general prudence, two characteristics the Trudeau government has been unable or unwilling to demonstrate, to restore fiscal sustainability.