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The latest MNP Consumer Debt Index, conducted by Ipsos on behalf of MNP LTD, show more Albertans are worried about rising inflation and interest rates. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Albertans hit harder by rising interest rates and inflation

More Albertans concerned about their ability to pay debts

 

Franco Terrazzano, federal director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, was at Parkland Mall on Wednesday with the federation’s Debt Clock truck. The huge digital counter shows mounted on the side of the truck shows the federal goverment’s $1-trillion debt increasing in real time. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

WATCH: National Debt Clock tour arrives in Red Deer

Canadian Taxpayers Federation warns of trillion-dollar debt

 

Statistics Canada says the ratio of household debt to disposable income hit a record level in the fourth quarter as mortgage borrowing rose and disposable income fell. Canadian $100 bills are counted in Toronto, Feb. 2, 2016.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Statistics Canada says household debt-to-income ratio hit record high in Q4

Statistics Canada says household debt-to-income ratio hit record high in Q4

 

Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, responds to questions after a social housing funding announcement in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Little room for feds to issue long-term debt unless central bank steps in: documents

Little room for feds to issue long-term debt unless central bank steps in: documents

Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, responds to questions after a social housing funding announcement in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Statistics Canada says households paid down a record amount of non-mortgage debt in the first year of the pandemic as mortgage debt climbed by even more. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canadians paid down record amount of debt amid pandemic, StatCan says

Those with lower credit ratings saw larger declines

Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Statistics Canada says households paid down a record amount of non-mortgage debt in the first year of the pandemic as mortgage debt climbed by even more. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE - In this July 12, 2021 file photo, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen prepares to speak during a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Brussels. Yellen told Congress on Friday, July 23, that she will start taking emergency measures next week to keep the government from an unprecedented default on the national debt. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)

Yellen outlines to Congress emergency measures on debt limit

Yellen outlines to Congress emergency measures on debt limit

FILE - In this July 12, 2021 file photo, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen prepares to speak during a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Brussels. Yellen told Congress on Friday, July 23, that she will start taking emergency measures next week to keep the government from an unprecedented default on the national debt. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem takes part in a news conference at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Documents detail BoC’s bond buying on federal debt

Documents detail BoC’s bond buying on federal debt

Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem takes part in a news conference at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre spoke to members of the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce on Thursday during the association’s Coffee Break with the MPs 2021 event. (Photo from Facebook)

Quicker access to building permits needed, says MP

Federal government faces $381-billion deficit

Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre spoke to members of the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce on Thursday during the association’s Coffee Break with the MPs 2021 event. (Photo from Facebook)
Is credit card relief little help? Check out debt management

Is credit card relief little help? Check out debt management

Is credit card relief little help? Check out debt management

Is credit card relief little help? Check out debt management
Consumer debt up 2.8% in second quarter but non-mortgage debt down: Equifax

Consumer debt up 2.8% in second quarter but non-mortgage debt down: Equifax

Consumer debt up 2.8% in second quarter but non-mortgage debt down: Equifax

Consumer debt up 2.8% in second quarter but non-mortgage debt down: Equifax
Big projects like the $38-million NexSource Centre have increased debt in Sylvan Lake. Town council recently passed a new policy limiting how much can be borrowed.                                Red Deer Advocate file photo

Sylvan Lake council imposes new borrowing limits

Town council wants to ensure community remains financially sustainable

Big projects like the $38-million NexSource Centre have increased debt in Sylvan Lake. Town council recently passed a new policy limiting how much can be borrowed.                                Red Deer Advocate file photo
Alberta’s debt clock on the road to drive home fiscal message

Alberta’s debt clock on the road to drive home fiscal message

Canadian Taxpayers Federation raising concerns about Alberta’s $45 billion debt

Alberta’s debt clock on the road to drive home fiscal message