Deficit spending

Letters For This Topic

The job of the federal government is to manage total spending in the economy. Too much consumption will result in inflation so government must raise taxes to... more
unemployment
elites
Bank of Canada
functional finance
deficit spending
Finance
economics
rich
wealthy
Re: A farewell to gold: Canada winds down its holdings, IAN McGUGAN - MINING REPORTER, Thursday, Mar. 03, Selling central bank gold is no longer an issue,... more
gold standard
infrastructure
fiscal anchor
inflation
Re: Justin Trudeau’s message to world: Let government spending do the work, Josh Wingrove, March 3, 2016 Prime Minister Trudeau is correct to set an example... more
fiscal policy
WWII
Tony Benn
Re: How profligate borrowing became Canada’s national pastime, Philip Cross, March 1, 2016 Ever increasing private debt is unsustainable as was demonstrated... more
private debt
public debt
Bank of Canada
Re:  Editorial: Liberals double down on debt,  Calgary Herald Editorial Board, February 23, 2016 The assertion that federal deficits today necessarily means... more
taxes
deficits
QE
infrastructure
deficit spending
Canadian government policy
Bank of Canada
In response to the CBC Power & Politics' Ballot Box question, "How big should the deficit be?", 77% responded "whatever is needed".  These voters... more
deficit spending
Bank of Canada
debt-to-GDP ratio
balanced budgets
unemployment
inflation
sovereign currency