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Politicians can’t blame the pandemic for their spending problem

Deficits seem to be a particularly infectious aspect of the global COVID-19 pandemic and Canada is especially hard hit with the highest proportional borrowing in the world. But deficit spending is not a pandemic symptom; it’s a chronic illness that’s infected all political parties. And worse yet, it threatens to...


It’s time for the Trudeau government to pay its bills

Borrowing money amounts to spending your future. Looking at the federal government's fiscal trajectory, one may wonder what will be left of our future. For the first time in the country’s history, the federal debt will exceed the trillion-dollar mark. That is nothing to be proud of.



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ICYMI: Our Crisis Economics Event with Matt Bufton and Franco Terrazzano

Will government spending dig us out of the COVID-19 crisis? Is Justin Trudeau really taking on debt so you don’t have to? Hear from our guest speakers, Matt Bufton from the Institute for Liberal Studies and Franco Terrazzano from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation by watching our recap video for this...


Open Letter to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland

As Canada’s new finance minister, it’s important for you to hear from young Canadians. Canada’s federal debt is about to hit $1 trillion. Temporary programs are too expensive to go on forever. We need an economic recovery that’s realistic in the long term.


We don’t have to be screwed

It’s time to start telling our government how we feel about Canada’s growing debt.

Join Generation Screwed to be a part of a growing youth movement fighting for fairness.

Together, we can hold irresponsible politicians accountable to taxpayers and future generations.

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