TRUDEAU IS SECOND-HIGHEST SPENDING PRIME MINISTER


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By -- Asia Pacific Post —— Bio and Archives May 18, 2017

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In this year’s federal budget, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has the second highest per person program spending at $8,337. That’s only $38 less than former Prime Minister Stephen Harper in 2009 at $8,375 (in 2017 dollars), according to the Fraser Institute.

Usually increased spending coincides with wars or recessions, such as the two world wars, the Korean war, the Great Depression and the 2009 recession. This wasn’t the case with Trudeau.—More….

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