Afghanistan– $254,208 million in 2018. Ethiopia– $198,145 million. Nigeria– $133, 186. So says data taken from ‘Canadian International Development Platform.’
Canadian household debt is at record levels, while the savings rate has fallen to nearly its lowest level in 14 years. A recent Abacus Data poll found 56 per cent of Canadians put cost-of-living as one of their top five issues heading into the vote.“Affordability for middle-class families is a KEY ISSUE,” said Jean-Yves Duclos, Trudeau’s social development minister, said in a recent interview.
Recent immigrants to Canada take an average of $6051 more from the government per year than they provide. For dispossessed refugees without any history in Canada, that number is likely to be even higher.
Canada is among seven countries that are “most vulnerable to a debt crisis” within the next three years, Forbes magazine says in a new analysis.
OTTAWA—Finance Minister Bill Morneau released updated fiscal projections Feb 22 that predict an $18.4-billion deficit in 2016-17. That number is expected to grow even larger before the budget is tabled March 22.
OTTAWA — The country’s dampened economic prospects could put the Liberal government on pace for $90 billion in deficits over its four-year mandate, a new report said Wednesday.