Canada’s Debt: Is It Sustainable?

Canada’s debt level has ballooned astronomically over the last few years – is it sustainable, and even if it is, is continued debt a good idea for our nation? Dr. Trevor Tombe is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Calgary, he sits down with BCN’s Jeannette Rocher to speak about the national debt, provincial debt, and the household debt among Canadians.

Jeannette Rocher

Jeannette Rocher

After an internship with the CBC, Jeannette embarked on her journalism career by moving overseas to take a job on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. While overseas she covered stories in Fiji, Guam and Japan including the 2011 tsunami that hit Japan and its surrounding islands. She covered a mass shooting, an Earth quake, the disappearance of two little girls, murder cases and other huge court cases. In 2013 she moved to Alberta where she covered the devastating floods of High River and Medicine Hat for CTV News. She then went on to produce and host Go! Southern Alberta for Shaw TV.

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